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Abingdon, Md, United States
Director of Operations & Sponsorship Engagement for Remember the Children,Serving as the Volunteer Coordinator for Compassion International in Md, Va and DC. Avid Disney lover (OK- I am a kid at heart!) but my focus is reaching out to the lost and least of these. My heart belongs to our sponsored children in Romania, Honduras and now Tanzania!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

World Malaria Day

Yesterday (April 25th) was World Malaria Day. A day to raise awareness about this deadly but preventable issue. Did you know:

Every 45 seconds a child dies of malaria
85% of malaria deaths are children under the age of 5
This is a preventable disease, it is as simple as providing a mosquito net

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So why are we not doing anything more when we are so capable? Compassion has its own site http://www.biteback.net/ where you can get facts, order resources and make a donation. Do you realize that for $10 you can provide an insecticide treated net that can save a life?

Check it out...make a difference and lets try to end this by 2015.