Sewa Kendra Leprosy Relief (SKLR), generally known as Sewa Kendra i.e. "service center", is a non-government, non-profit civil society organization dedicated to: 

The SKLR is registered with the Government of Nepal, District Administration Office, Kathmandu (Registration Number 149/059/060) is located at Gaushala in Kathmandu, close to the great Hindu deity, Lord Pashupatinath, to whom thousands of devotees pay their homage every day. For many destitute people in the country the temple is a place of refuge. While giving alms to the needy is considered a pious act of seeking salvation, particularly so in the premises of the great deity, many of the destitute people can live there by begging. Many leprosy victims too end up here as destitutes, because they are mercilessly ex-communicated by their relatives and neighbours as soon as their affliction becomes public knowledge due to deformities that generally occur on the faces, hands and feet. Thus, by locating itself in the Pashupati temple area, Sewa Kendra has been able to reach out to many leprosy-affected people, and in the meantime, a large number of the destitute people in the area too have been drawn to its services. The SKLR was established in September 2002 basically to continue and build on the services of an earlier facility in the area. Since dying in the precincts of Pashupatinath Temple is believed to ensure a place in heaven, the temple premises also includes a government-run old age home with 350 inmates including 14 leprosy patients among them. Since medical service is very scarce in the institution, Sewa Kendra also runs its clinic three times a week.