raising money for malariaThe Anthony kids Victoria (10 years), William (9), Michael (6) and John (7) gave the proceeds from their Sunday farm market to help children in Uganda fight malaria. Malaria is the biggest reason children will miss school in Africa. Children are often too ill to attend school for many weeks a year and some die. A Rose /Hillman innovation project has trained teachers in 4 rural schools in Uganda to test pupils who become sick for malaria and treat the high percentage (68%) testing positive. Prompt treatment enables these children to recover quickly and most are well enough to return to class the same day. By not missing school or being chronically sick from malaria children’s health and school performance have dramatically improved. You can follow the Anthony children’s example by supporting this Rose/Hillman program, so the program can continue and be expanded to other schools.

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