The Karuna Team conducted a self-care training for people affected by leprosy.  Today’s focus was on the care of hands.  The lepra bacteria attacks the nerves of the affected person, as a result, there is a loss of feeling and sensation in the affected area. The training focused on the prevention of injuries or burns. Soaking hands in water,  massaging the hand with oil, using cloth or tongs to hold hot objects and cover rough objects with soft rubber or use gloves.