provide a mosquito net to safeguard a family

by GlobalGiving UK Vetted

Summary

Protect children and their parents from mosquitoes with easy-to-use mosquito nets. Mosquitoes can carry malaria, a tropical disease that can cause death. Malaria is preventable with the use of mosquito nets and appropriate education about malaria protection and treatment.

$445.19
total raised
12
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years

Challenge

Malaria is one of leading causes of disease and death in the world and is contracted through the bite if an infected female mosquito. Worldwide there are around 216 million cases of malaria every year.

Solution

By contributing to this fund, you will be ensuring that local charity organisations are able to provide mosquito nets for their community.

Long-Term Impact

Bed nets treated with insecticide, amongst other initiatives, has proven to be a cheap and effective way to prevent bites from infected mosquitos. The number of people dying from malaria has fallen by a third over the past decade due to good investments and innovations, yet 655,000 people still die each year.

Organization Information

GlobalGiving UK

Location: London, England - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.globalgiving.co.uk
Project Leader:
Rachel Smith
NGOS
London, England United Kingdom

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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