Sunday, May 11, 2008

WORLD MALARIA DAY (Friday April 25, 2008)

WORLD MALARIA DAY (Friday April 25, 2008)

In addition to AIDS, malaria is still a problem here and even bigger in other African countries. I won’t write much about this other than to completely quote an e-mail by my good friend Eliza Choo. I include it here below.

today is world malaria day.

"see, nearly 3,000 kids die every day in africa from malaria...three thousand kids! that's a 9/11 every day!"

rick reilly wrote a column about malaria in sports illustrated a couple years ago (, challenging each of his readers to donate at least $10 for the purchase of anti-malaria bed nets - and this led to the creation of the nothing but nets campaign.

please check out and they'll donate a net on your behalf. or you can directly donate to the charity organization. for $10, you can provide a family an insecticide-coated net that can last up to four years. $10 today might save a kid's life and future!

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