About Us

A helper with one of the residents

A helper with one of the residents

John Bradburne on his daily rounds

John Bradburne on his daily rounds

The John Bradburne Memorial Society was founded as a charity in England in 1995 in order to help support Mutemwa Leprosy and Care Centre in Zimbabwe, in memory of John Bradburne’s dedicated life and work there as Warden between 1969 to 1979.

The Society spreads information about Bradburne’s saintly life and his prolific writings, and produces two newsletters annually, summer and winter, to a broad membership within the UK and abroad.

The sale of books , CD’, DVD’s and cards contribute to the monthly support JBMS sends out for Mutemwa, which includes donations given by kind benefactors and friends, which ensures that JBMS can continue this charitable work.

There is a great need, more than ever, for funds in order to help sustain the community, for basic running expenses, and also for supporting various income generating projects, the profit of which can be put back in to the welfare of the community. Those projects are monitored by the Franciscan Brothers who administer the running of the Centre.

Objective of the Charity: "To relieve people at Mutemwa, Zimbabwe, who are suffering sickness, hardship and distress from leprosy or other causes, through the provision of supplementary food, medicines, medical care, and shelter, with the objective of improving their conditions of life".

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