Mosquito Nets for Myanmar

$
$4.00
Gives 1 mosquito net
Gift Description:
$4 purchases one family-sized long-lasting insecticide-treated bed net. Malaria, a disease transmitted exclusively by mosquitos that is both preventable and treatable, kills nearly 800,000 people every year, and 90% of the fatalities are children. Sleeping under a mosquito net protects families from mosquitoes’ nightly assaults and helps stop the spread of one of the world’s deadliest epidemics, as it can reduce rates of malaria as much as 90%. By donating bed nets to families in need, you are reducing the negative immediate effects of malaria, such as a fever, fatigue and vomiting, as well as slowing the global spread of such a preventable disease.
Area Served:
Myanmar [Burma]
Gift Provided By:
Community Partners International
Berkeley, CA
Community Partners International is dedicated to serving the most vulnerable people in Myanmar’s remote villages and underserved townships where there is little to no access to healthcare or public health education. Their global network partners with 26 local organizations, collaborating on community-based health projects and providing health skills training, resources and technical support. Everything CPI does is based on partnership and driven by local organizations.
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