Every minute, a child dies from malaria. That adds up to 1,300 children a day, and more than 480,000 each year. 90% of those deaths are in Africa.
Even those lucky enough to survive still face major obstacles – with malaria leaving more kids out of school than any other disease, forcing kids to miss up to 10 million days each year. The disease also wreaks havoc on the African economy, since it keeps adults out of work and unable to provide for their families.
While the toll of malaria is devastating, there is an end in sight. Malaria is transmitted by a mosquito bite, which means each and every case is preventable. Just one dollar buys a life-saving test and malaria treatment for a child in Africa.
At Malaria No More, we believe that the power of one person can create real change. We're determined to end deaths from malaria, and hope that you'll join us in our effort. If you believe no child should die from a mosquito bite, take the pledge to help us fight this disease today!
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