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Joan’s Battle with Malaria July 30, 2021

Joan’s Battle with Malaria

In Baringo, Kenya malaria is all too common. There’s not a family untouched by the disease, and 13-year-old Joan is no exception.

Many of the people Joan knows have suffered from malaria, and in her short life she’s already battled the disease herself multiple times. It’s so common that the health clinic in Joan’s town doesn’t even bother to double check with a test. If someone comes in with malaria symptoms, they get treated for malaria regardless.

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Mosquito Monsters October 4, 2019

For something so small, they cause a lot of damage.

In many parts of the world mosquitos are far more than just an annoying little bug. They are dangerous and even deadly. Why? Because mosquitos carry the malaria virus.

Malaria is a big problem for developing countries, and it’s one we can’t afford to ignore. Here’s why:

Sick kids can’t attend Life Centers.

Our Life Centers offer children a space to meet Jesus and grow in their faith. But when kids get sick with malaria, they’re too weak to come their Life Centers, often for weeks or even months on end. That means no Bible lessons, no discipleship with their Life Center teachers, no new songs about Jesus, and no memory verses. (more…)