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Tuesday, 27 November 2012 16:20

Africa Heads Out of Poverty

Contributor: Brent Morgan – Leprosy Mission

The continent of Africa seems to have been trapped in a downward spiral of poverty death and dependency, with volatile or corrupt government and basket-case economies.

However this picture may be changing, with economic growth breaking the chains of poverty in some parts of Africa.

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Published in Drive
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 16:30

UK Cuts Aid to India

Contributor: Brent Morgan – Leprosy Mission

In a recent announcement, the UK has set it will be cutting all aid to India within the next four years.

Once the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, India is now one of the world’s most rapidly growing economies, though still has many millions trapped in poverty.

Some are saying India needs trade not aid, but will the new found affluence of some have any benefit to the poorest of the poor?

Brent Moran from Leprosy Mission remains optimistic.

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Published in Drive
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 17:03

Democratic Progression

Contributor: Brent Morgan - Leprosy Mission

Brent talks with Andrew about democratic freedom and the value of such a thing.

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Published in Drive
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 16:46

Running for a cause

Contributor: Brent Morgan - Leprosy Mission

Brent shares about his running in the Auckland Marathon recently and the money that was raised for the Leprosy Mission.

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Published in Drive
Tuesday, 16 October 2012 16:43

Molekai Priests Recognised

Contributor: Brent Morgan - Leprosy Mission

Brent shares about how a film called Molekai, that came out last decade and profiled the life of a Catholic priest who worked in the Hawaiian Islands, parallels recent events.

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Published in Drive
Tuesday, 09 October 2012 16:39

Not a 'simple issue'

Contributor: Brent Morgan – Leprosy Mission

Whilst tremendous progress has been made in recent years in tackling the root causes of poverty and preventable disease, Brent Morgan reminds us that all good things take time.

Building relationships, partnering with local people, transforming cultures through education and creating sustainable futures for people trapped in poverty.

These are all complicated issues that we can’t fix by just throwing money at the problem, or expect to have resolved within our own timelines.

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www.leprosymission.org.nz

Published in Drive
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 17:25

Out of India

 

Contributor: Brent Morgan – Leprosy Mission

Brent has had the opportunity to come into contact with people who have suffered from leprosy for many years, and to walk away from them as they are completely free from the disease.

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www.leprosymission.org.nz

Published in Drive
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 17:22

Bihar Provence, India Progress

Contributor: Brent Morgan – Leprosy Mission

Brent Morgan reports from India on some exciting partnerships between Leprosy Mission and the Indian Governnment Health Service.

Dealing with the medical needs of those impacted by Leprosy, and also breaking the chains of intergenerational poverty often associated with this condition.

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www.leprosymission.org.nz

Published in Drive
Tuesday, 11 September 2012 17:26

Tales from Chitagong

Contributor: Brent Morgan – Leprosy Mission

Brent Morgan from the Leprosy Mission, has recently returned from visting their work in the remote provence of Chitagong in Bangladesh.

He talks about some of the challenges of providing assistance to people impacted by Leprosy in such difficult to reach parts of the globe.

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www.leprosymission.org.nz

Published in Drive
Tuesday, 21 August 2012 17:25

Where in the World is Chitagong?

Contributor: Brent Morgan – Leprosy Mission

Brent Morgan shares with us about his coming journey, where he'll be heading to Chitagong. He talks about all he'll be doing and what work he expects to see.

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www.leprosymission.org.nz

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