About Damien Foundation India Trust (DFIT)

Damien Foundation India Trust (DFIT) is a charitable Non-Governmental Organisation working for Leprosy and TB Control Activities in India is supported by Damien Foundation Belgium. DFIT started its chapter of leprosy control activities in a village in South India in 1955, TB control in 1998 and now covers a population of 112,159,849 across 8 states.

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Fourteen year old Meena (name changed) from Chennai is studying ninth standard. Her mother committed suicide by setting herself ablaze, after years of severe physical abuse from her alcoholic father. Meena was then sent to live with her grandparents, even though her grandfather too was alcoholic.

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