Who we are
WHO WE ARE?
JAL is a National Association, registration number 7557 Associations of the Interior Ministry, declared of public interest and Barcelona founded in 1965 by Mr. Claudio Satorre that introduced in Spain the first aid programs for the social integration of leprosy patients and their children.
JAL currently directed by Dra. Monteserrat Perez, dermatologist and Leprosy specialist for over 15 years, working through international cooperation projects in different health, education and assistance to leprosy patients to district Dubrayapet (slams) where the most disadvantaged and living in extreme poverty in the city population of Pondicherry (Tamil Nadu) south east of India.
JAL focuses its actions and projects taking charge of maintaining a hospital to improve the quality of life of the people of this district, and has three centers with more than 180 children from schools and shelters, all children of families with few resources and a school for disabled children.
JAL develops programs and subsidizes, are carried out with local partners. Our counterpart in Pondicherry (Tamil Nadu) is JAL Indian Trust.
A Hindu friend told us: "How beautiful the name of JAL" In Hindi, it means mesh fishing net. This is what it means JAL and that is what we want ... a network, a network of people working together, intertwined, in which all in way of threads, are important, with the same enthusiasm to work for a well common. Since JAL began a new phase with greater involvement of friends and supporters.
JAL and write in Hindi:
AND... WHERE TO FIND US?
We are in the street Muntaner, 400 Main Grape 1st (08006) Barcelona PHO. 932 012 444 FAX. 932 020 668