CWL Blessed Sacrament Parish, President Kim Connors wrote, “We are thrilled to share…that at the close of our campaign, $1,634.52 was raised in memory of Carolyn Carere’s daughter, Alina Marie Carere.” The CWL remembers this “angel on earth” who at 23 years old, was lost in 2009. Thank you Carolyn and CWL Blessed Sacrament in Kitchener, ON, for the privilege of saving lives in
St. Andrew’s CWL of Nova Scotia raised $1,050 and netted 3 villages. Through the distribution of Buy-A-Net flyers and announcements at Mass, lives have been saved from malaria! “We are very pleased to do this Project, and the response was great”, said one CWL member. Thank you St. Andrew’s!
Dorian, Bikram, Jenny, Genevieve and Hala of the 2010 Lester B. Pearson HS in Calgary, Alberta, with the help and support of the coach, teachers, classmates, Rotary, family and friends, played soccer and enjoyed an Art and Music Talent Show for bed nets. Dorian said, “It just seemed logical to fundraise. We hope that this donation ($735.00) will be a great benefit to the
Pauline and Jane of St. Peter’s CWL and Parish, Thunder Bay, raised over $1,000.00 for bed nets, protecting three villages! Pauline and Jane said, “It is noteworthy…our youth group of about 10 kids held a yard sale…”
Tour d’Afrique Ltd., Toronto, donate $100.00 for bed nets. http://www.tourdafrique.com/
Buy-A-Net’s Canadian Director, Gail Fones, travels to Kampala in July to join Dr. Martin Nkundeki, BAN Ugandan Director. They hope to learn first hand of latest announcements that long awaited mosquito nets may arrive this year. We are very hopeful as this would allow Buy-A-Net to accelerate the netting coverage of villages in Kawempe and beyond. Our donor’s support will go that much further in eliminating
Kingston— The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) has announced its official endorsement of the BUY-A-NET Malaria Prevention Group, today acknowledging the group’s important contribution towards the prevention of malaria-related deaths in Africa, one village at a time. Despite the progression of modern medicine, malaria continues to haunt over 40% of the world’s population, infecting more than 500 million people per year, and killing over 1 million.
Here’s an article from both the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune titled Nets and new drug curb malaria deaths in parts of Africa: