The DAHW German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (GLRA) is an independent non-governmental organisation with headquarters in Würzburg, Germany. They collaborate with national and international players active in medical and social development co-operation and research and finance their work with donations and public funds. The Board of Directors (5 members) and the Supervisory Board (5 members) work on a voluntary basis. For 58 years DAHW has been helping millions of sick and marginalised people in Africa, Asia, Central and South America. It supports 172 relief projects in 20 countries (at 01.01.2015). DAHW is politically and denominationally independent.