SOCIO ECONOMIC REHABILITATION
The Economic Advancement Movement run under SMK has uniquely developed compared to other NGOs and has received attractive attention in the society. It was the result of the treatment of persons affected by leprosy with confidence and treatment together with self supporting and economic activity and change of the way of thinking through monitoring.
The problem is not yet completely solved but considerably progress is being made. By promoting economic advancement with right thinking and hard labour, SMK has achieved perfect rehabilitation with relief for painful disease and freedom from poverty, human dignity is certainly restore.
Social and economical rehabilitation of persons affected by leprosy is a major priority of SMK and its members branches. After leprosy control in Rajasthan State, major reorganisation is being given to the importance of socio economic rehabilitation as a vital aspects of leprosy work. There is now the opportunity to develop new area of expertise based on the compassion for individuals which has marked leprosy services in the past. Several programmes as mentioned here are run with adopting innovative approaches which benefit those in need and enhance their dignity.
We often repeat and reflect on our own experience of one Kushthashram to another before applying their conclusions in a new situation.