Buy-A-Net brings relief from and protection against leading killer diseases of mothers and their children in Uganda, especially malaria, through education, capacity building, bed nets and medicines, in partnership with local community based groups. Canada's first citizen-driven initiative aimed at saving lives from malaria. Volunteer driven, registered charitable organization.
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We’ve got mail! Catholic Dioceses sends their thanks to the Catholic community of Canada and requests more help. Check out our recent appreciation and request from Lugazi Diocese.
TWO Buy-a-Net board members receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.Read more of the story
What does Debra Lefebvre and Justin Bieber have in common? They are both recipients of Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal. Check out the entire story in the Kingston Whig
Greek health authorities are urging rapid action by government authorities to halt the incidence of malaria. Read the full report on the Euro News website.
Buy-a-Net recently received a vote of appreciation from our partner, Church of Uganda Bwindi Community Hospital. Below is a transcription of the official letter. VOTE OF APPRECIATION The Board of Govenors Bwindi Community Hospital sitting on the 26th of May 2012 under Min. 07/2012 received a report from the Hospital to the effect that You have collaborated with Bwindi Community Hospital in an intensive malaria
On the heels of malaria treatment drug resistance in Cambodia just last year, more resistance was found to Artemisinin Combination Drug Therapy, the promising drug of choice in the treatment of malaria, in Vietnam and Myanmar. Read the full report on the Vaccine News Daily website.
Buy-a-Net at Queen’s University, showcasing Queen’s colours in Ugandan handmade beaded jewelry.
Youth volunteer, Sara Lefebvre hopes to inspire other youth to get involved in the fight against malaria, and Buy-a-Net founder, Debra Lefebvre, couldn’t be happier. “I am very proud of our daughter. She has embraced the value of volunteerism and recognizes the importance of giving back. It comes from deep within her heart, and that is a very good thing. She’s a lovely role
The Young Nurses Take Action in Uganda group is holding a silent auction (Long Weekend Kick-Off to Fite the Bite) on Aug 2, 2012 to raise funds for their trip to Uganda in September. The event will take place at Hudson’s Tap House South Common 2104 99 St, Edmonton, Alberta T6N 1L2 For more information and tickets contact Dianne Cortez. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bayridge A Cub Pack from Kingston, ON gathers to present Buy-a-Net board member Nick Wolfe-Brown and ambassador Brenda Scarlett with a cheque for over $800.00.
The Not So Amateur Amateurs Young Peoples Theatre Company, headed by Christine Harvey, recently raised over $350.00 for Buy-a-Net during their production of Aladdin. The show highlighted their Decade Celebrations. Thank you NSAA and congratulations on your anniversary. KIDS HELPING KIDS!
A $200.00 donation to Buy-a-Net was raised by the wonderful efforts of Student Council representatives at Truedell Public School. The Truedell community has had an ongoing relationship with Buy-a-Net, having raised more than $2700, in total, to help in the fight against malaria. A group of 12 student leaders, under the leadership of their Principal, Mrs. Pinder, planned three Valentine’s Dances for February 14th.
Over $300.00 was recently raised by our Ambassador, Nancy Grew, buy selling jewelry handmade by Ugandan women at the One-of-a-Kind Craft Show. The show marked the kick off to International Women’s Week.
Kingston, ON Recently, Patricia Evans’s grade 8 class was asked to research and do a presentation about a NGO that would support the needs of others in a developing country. After each student presented their NGO to the class they were tasked to choose one foundation they would fundraise for. They choose Buy-a-Net! Board Member, Soni Pancham, was presented with a cheque for over
Many thanks to the Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox Addington Public Health’s staff for their generosity in December. Buy-a-Net as the recipient for their “Donate to Decorate” campaign, bringing in hundreds of dollars. Photos reflect their imagination and creativity.
Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses Union continues their support of Buy-a-Net with a $1000.00 donation. THANK YOU!! Our program in Uganda is community based and nurses are an intricate part, providing front line care. Nurses across Canada have been a of tremendous support for many years.
Recently friends and family gathered to celebrate a young girl’s 9th birthday in Kingston, ON. Now, you would expect a young lady of 9 to have a long list of gifts and goodies she wanted as gifts, barbie dolls, the latest fasions, hair accessories, an iPad even. But not this exceptional girl. She wanted only ONE gift, and she wanted the same gift from
Sending out the biggest THANK YOU ever to Peyton. Today Peyton turns 9 and for her birthday party on the weekend she asked her friends to bring a donation for Buy A Net instead of a gift for her. Peyton’s friends have donated $350.00 to help us fight malaria in Uganda. Children really can make a difference.