Thursday, April 16, 2009
World Malaria Day - April 25, 2009
April 25th will mark the 3rd annual malaria day. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease that takes 1,000,000 lives a year, 85% of them being children.
An initiative is literally counting down the seconds till December 31st, 2010. Concentrated efforts in this short time window can actually wipe out malaria for good! The treated mosquito netting is preventing further spread of malaria. If we can get nets to communities, we can win against this thing.
See the cool interactive map at nothingbutnets to see how others in America are fund raising for mosquito netting.
Also visit Compassion International to donate $ to provide badly needed nets along with the love of Christ.