In the early 1980s, Dr Ian Quidgley spent around eight months in Kindwitwi, staying with Father Lamburn before starting his medical training in London. He forwarded us some great pictures of his time there, and our co-chair, Dr Feather took these with her when she recently visited. There’s nothing like […]

Kindwitwi locals – then and now

In late October our co-chair Dr Sarah Feather is visiting Kindwitwi to meet with members of the Kindwitwi Leprosy Care Centre. While other trustees have been over recently, it has been several years since Sarah has been to Kindwitwi and we’ll updating you on her trip through on our social […]

Trustees’ update – Autumn 2017

It’s National Volunteers week in the UK. Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place from 1st-7th June every year. From people who organise fundraising initiatives to our trustees who give their time voluntarily, we’d like to thank all […]

Thank you to our volunteers

We’re delighted to hear our trustee Jenny Crosgrove finished the New York marathon yesterday. Jenny says she thinks it was possibly one of the slowest marathons ever recorded but it was still an incredible achievement given the number of injuries both she and her dad had trained through. “Also I […]

Congratulations Jenny

  We were all deeply saddened to hear of the death of our trustee Bill Powell on 11th July and the Rufiji Leprosy Trust sends its condolences to his wife Ochan and her family. In 1983, while working at the International School in Dar, Bill first led a group of […]

Vale trustee Bill Powell

This latest audio from historical archive audio showcases Father Robin Lamburn talking of feeding patients and the problem of reliance, crime and punishment and religious differences he faced when setting out to help the ostracised and dependent villagers move towards self sufficiency and social inclusion. While RLT places great value on these […]

Latest Father Lamburn Audio – reliance, crime and ...

We are really pleased to announce that over the next few months we will be releasing archive audio from Father Robin Lamburn, the founder of today’s Kindwitwi. For those of you who want to hear the material please visit our special pages and see below:

Father Lamburn – Audio Archive Found

Last week three RLT Trustees (Richard, Rachael and Sarah) visited Kindwitwi. For Richard and Rachael it was their first time to the village, as they only came on board in 2012 and 2010 respectively. Sarah first visited Kindwiwti in the 1980’s as an 18 year old student, then again as […]

Trustee visit to Kindwitwi