Thursday, January 24, 2008

Buy a Net to Save a Child

You've seen the ads on television encouraging viewers to donate $10 to buy a net to save a child in Africa...via the UN.

If it makes you nervous to donate through the UN given their record of mismanagement of funds, Operation Blessing is a good alternative to donate through.

Every 30 seconds a child under 5 years old dies from malaria, which claims over a million lives a year.

Malaria is preventable! A $10 bed net is a simple solution that can save lives. Since mosquitoes are most active during twilight and nighttime hours, the insecticide-treated nets act as a safe and natural barrier to help protect families as they sleep and keep mosquitoes away from those most vulnerable – children.

See video and information HERE.


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