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On January 24, 2015, The New York Times ran an important story about a small number of families in Africa who have been using insecticide-treated bednets for fishing, rather than for protection from malaria.
I sympathize with Mwewa Ndefi, the Zambian gentleman whose personal story is featured in the article. Like me, Mr. Ndefi is a father. Unlike me, he has had to make the impossible choice between feeding his children and protecting them from a deadly disease. He has chosen to use his family’s supply of bednets to fish, risking that his children could be bitten by a mosquito at night and contract malaria. That’s his way of trying to ensure his family’s survival. Read More
Rick Reilly helped kick start the Nothing But Nets campaign with the United Nations Foundation in... Read the story