Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
PAMNANGEL
150,000-199,999 SparkPoints 188,337
SparkPoints
 

MALAIKA for LIFE

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Did anyone else watch The Doctors today? They did a segment on a woman traveling in Tanzania who contracted malaria. She was lucky she was able to afford the $7 it cost to treat her, but learned many die because they can't afford a sum that we would consider minuscule. Many of the victims are young children. She started Malaika For Life to help people who can't afford the malaria medicine. They are selling bracelets made by Tanzanian women so not only are the malaria victims helped, but these women are also able to help support their families as well. Win Win.

Malaikaforlife.org or on twitter @MALAIKAforLIFE
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • v MORTICIAADDAMS
    It's shocking. There are people in our country in the same position who die prematurely for lack of health insurance and health care. I witnessed it often as a nurse. Everyone in the world should at least have access to health care regardless of their economic status.
    994 days ago
  • v BIGPAWSUP
    Wow
    994 days ago
  • v MJ7DM33
    I didn't see it. This is great!!! Thx for sharing!
    994 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.