American Leprosy Missions SC
Founded in 1906, American Leprosy Missions (ALM) provides care to people around the world with leprosy and with Buruli ulcer and related disabilities. ALM is a non-denominational Christian ministry of hope and restoration for those suffering with these diseases. The ministry supports scores of projects in approximately 12 countries. Donor gifts provide training and transportation for leprosy workers, case-finding and diagnosis, physical and vocational rehabilitation, Christian encouragement, community development and much more. ALM is also engaged in a $7 million research project with Seattle-based Infectious Disease Research Institute to find a vaccine against leprosy.