200-90 Allstate Parkway,
Markham, Ontario L3R 6H3


Tel: 1-888-537-7679



Executive Director – Peter Derrick
Performance Monitoring – Bob MacFarlane
Director of Marketing and Fund Development – Jane Muller
Director of International Programs – Anna Wickenden 
Senior Manager, Finance – Jennifer Zhang

History and values

effect:hope (formerly The Leprosy Mission of Canada) is a Christian development organisation, focused on achieving lasting, positive change among people living with the causes and consequences of Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Mission Statement:

Working together to free people from Neglected Tropical Diseases that isolate and impoverish.

Vision Statement:

No person neglected – No community too far


As followers of Christ:
We are called to love and to seek restoration
We are champions of community and collaboration
We demonstrate honesty and integrity
We are committed to high impact and effectiveness