Hurrah! Together We are Providing The Best Form of Protection... Verified and Proven
By Sylvester Renner - Project Leader
Randy holding his new net
Did you know that YOUR donation / support of this project is helping to accomplish something effective and proven! Here are 2 snippets / resources that confirm this:
1. The families that we have provided with nets now have a dramatically reduced or zero incidence of malaria. Thanks to your support - there has been a dramatic drop in illness and loss of time due to illness - at work and school. One such beneficiary is Randy F (pictured). Randy lives in the Wellington suburb of Freetown. He is a carpenter and the main provider of a family of four, with monthly income of $50 - not enough to cover the basic needs of the home. His family lives in a single bedroom apartment with electricity but no running water.
When we interviewed Randy, he confirmed that his family is now having interruption and mosquito-bite-free sleep each night. Since he received a net 13 months ago, no one in his family has had malaria. This is significant because malaria used to be a common occurrence - with each person getting malaria between 1-3 times each year! Randy and his family are deeply grateful to Global Giving and Develop Africa donors for the provision of the health-preserving bed net.
This is truly exciting news - to know that Your support is making a proven, verified impact.
Given the wide-spread and on-going exposure to mosquitoes, we are together indeed taking the best course of action - helping to provide mosquito nets.
The Next Step: While we have together provided thousands of nets, there are many more homes with no mosquito nets or with just one net. We invite you to join us in ensuring that every family that needs a net gets one. Can you help us do so by provide a net through your donation of $10 today?
The next best way you can help is to join us in raising funds. This is an fantastic way to invite your friends and family to join you in making a difference. You can start your fundraiser here - http://www.globalgiving.org/dy/v2/fundraiser-new/type today! Let us know if you have any questions or need our help setting this up. Thanks!
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