- finished series
SUNDERPUR / INDIA
Bihar / Raxaul / Sunderpur – November 2016
about the project / the village …
… it was November 21, 1981 when Brother Christdas came to Sunderpur and moved into a clay hut, laying the foundation stone for the Little Flower project. Some of his best friends came with him: leprosy patients themselves, comrades and assistants from the leprosy project in Titagarh, which the Indian priest and former monk of the Missionaries of Charity had led for many years. Titagarh, the largest leprosy project in Mother Teresa’s holy order, is near Calcutta and was the only place leprosy patients in Bihar could go to get medicine and medical treatment.
Brother Christdas had heard of the hardship of the Biharis, who had to travel for many days to get help. This led him to the decision to establish a rehabilitation center for them in Bihar. …
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