The people of The United Methodist Church, a world of people unified in the fight against a needless killer.
It's time we all join hands with Africa, on a personal mission to heal. Imagine "No Malaria" and then make it real.
One person at a time,
One month at a time.
Pray: God can do more than we can ever imagine.
Know: The people of the United Methodist Church have embraced this cause. You can change a life.
Act: Get involved. A donation of $10 saves a life.
A pledge of $28 per month for 3 years will change 1,000 lives.
This is the story of Mama Rose; she has survived malaria too many times to count.
It's about outreach to those who need it most. Last year alone, we trained thousands of local people in Africa to teach their communities about avoiding malaria. In Sierra Leone, these workers went door-to-door to deliver bed nets, install them in homes and teach folks how to use and care for the nets properly.
And finally, your support helps upgrade communications networks throughout the continent. Building new radio stations and providing hand-cranked and solar-powered radios will ensure we are reaching greater numbers of people with life-saving information about malaria.
What make us so sure? We are putting in place a system of accountability. Newly established health boards in Africa will be held responsible for stewardship of your donation and results, putting funds to work with a plan that creates malaria programs that truly serve the needs of their local communities. Once established and trained, these boards will be eligible to receive a lot more funding from our partners, such as The Global Fund to Fights AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Our national United Methodist goal: $75 million. Expansive Participation.
Every dollar counts, Sharing a gift will make possible critical malaria-fighting tools like rapid diagnostic tests, anti-malaria campaigns in schools, new research, and the infrastructue improvements - vastly increasing delivery of life-saving care.
By 2015, we can make malaria history.
Ten years ago, there was no hope for a malaria vaccine. Now, new vaccines are being developed and tested every day. Never before have anti-malarial scientific and operational breakthroughs coincoded so powerfully, and with so much promise.
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