Mosquito nets

4 Reasons Why a Mosquito Net is a Surprisingly Perfect Mother's Day Gift

A mosquito net may seem like a small, simple thing. But for children in need, it is a life-saving gift. And it's a gift that represents the qualities of a great mother:

How the Mosquito Net Project is Giving Jobs to Widowed Moms in Malawi

To hear the full story, listen to COTN’s podcast, “How the Mosquito Net Project is Giving Jobs to Widowed Moms in Malawi.”

When the truck driver arrived in the rural Mgwayi village, in Malawi, he was quickly surrounded by children, curious adults, and a group of women who started singing and dancing as six sewing machines were unloaded.

Thank You for the Mosquito Nets!

Great news! Since September, people like you have given almost $9,000 to provide mosquito nets for children in Africa and the Caribbean. 

How You’re Putting Malaria in the Past

The memory of Jacklyne’s last bout with malaria still rests in the back of her mind. But thankfully, that’s all malaria is for her now—a memory. “Since last year, when I got my mosquito net, I’ve never gotten sick from malaria,” she says with a smile. 

Life without a Mosquito Net

You hear the whiny, high-pitched buzzing and awaken smacking yourself in the ear. But it’s too late. The mosquito has already bitten, and now there’s an itchy little bump on your temple. You try to go back to sleep, but every time you begin to drift off, you hear it again—the worst sound in the world. You swat at the air, clap your hands, but you know that even if you kill the one that just bit you, there are dozens more just like her, waiting for a taste of your blood. 

Celebrating the Mosquito Nets You Gave!

Center Day is a day to invite parents, siblings, and the whole surrounding community to celebrate and learn about the transformation people like you are bringing through Children of the Nations (COTN). In Uganda, where Venture participants organized the first-ever COTN Center Day almost two years ago, these celebrations are a regular occurrence. 

Small Nets Make Big Differences

You've probably heard the saying, "If you don't think small things can make a big difference, try spending the night with a mosquito in the room."

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