Gus, student volunteer, handing out a
Kenya, 98 children die from malaria every day
The malaria carrying mosquito is only active at night, usually
after 10pm so sleeping under a net is very effective against
malaria. A treated net for a young child costs less than 1 USD,
but in rural areas as many as 80% of homes are still without nets.
In 2006, Community Outreach distributed 255 treated nets at two schools in
Bunyore. In 2007, 265 nets were distributed to households with children under 5 and pregnant mothers. In
June 2008, ConnectSwiss donated 400 nets. More...