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Apr 25 2013

Malaria Bites! Bite Back.

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What does malaria feel like? If malaria goes untreated, what can it lead to?

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2012 UGANDA IT WORKS+

I came home from Ghana with severe chills, headache and a fever. I’d been in Africa two weeks, and these symptoms alarmed me. Could I be infected with malaria?

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A trip to Haiti held three surprises for a sponsor-Advocate that will remain in her heart and memory forever.

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Jul 17 2012

Why I Do Something Good

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Life went from very easy to incredibly hard for I Won’t Watch founder E. J. Swanson. He has known what it’s like to live with and to live without.

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No matter how difficult their situation, children in Africa cope with immense suffering. Is this because it’s the only life they’ve known?

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The theme for World Malaria Day 2011 is “Achieving Progress and Impact.” It’s a time to celebrate the victories of the past couple of years, but also to stress the great needs in order to reach near-zero deaths by 2015.

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From a very young age, Anite was a sickly child. Her mother, Florence, says that after Anite was born, she often fell sick from malaria. The little girl went to multiple hospitals, but each time they after they treated her, the malaria came back.

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It starts with a mosquito bite. Then there’s an itch. And for us, it’s just an annoyance. But for children in poverty, the bite is just the beginning, and the itch isn’t the problem. The real problem is the malaria.

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While the East African nation of Kenya does not grab as many headlines as its less stable neighbors to the west, disease, malnourishment and violence are leaving a mark on this generation of Kenyan children.
About 500,000 Kenyan children are missing school due to lack of food.
According to the World Food Program, in countries…

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The theme for World Malaria Day 2009 is “Count Malaria Out.”

“This year’s World Malaria Day marks a critical moment in time. The international malaria community has merely two years to meet the 2010 targets of delivering effective and affordable protection and treatment to all people at risk of malaria, as called for by…

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Apr 15 2009

Mosquito Net Bed Canopy

Tomorrow morning we’ll publish the answer in the comment section of this post.

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The sun was at its zenith on that Thursday I visited. Nana had been at the center since the morning. After the holistic child development program, it was now lunchtime. Many children who were not part of the development center gathered round the church’s courtyard, staring at the registered children enjoying their meals.
Every Thursday there are…

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