Nothing But Nets champion Eric Bieski, who works in his community with refugee populations in resettlement and placement, tells the incredible story of a girl named Salome, who almost died from malaria shortly after her family resettled in the U.S. from the Democratic Republic of Congo.Read Article
Unfortunately, during the last nine years, my home country of Syria has suffered an extraordinary war. Though infrastructure loss cannot be tolerated, it was insignificant compared to Syria’s biggest loss: millions of Syrians who had to flee the country to save their lives and families, and to search for a living.
I was one of those millions who left with no choice other than leaving everything behind, dreaming with a new start.Read Article
Since 1996, my home country of the DRC has been involved in violence that has killed more than 6 million people. I was born and raised in the eastern parts of the country where fighting continues and destroying infrastructure, creating human rights violations and causing physical and psychological damage to citizens. My family was attacked several times, which made us move from place to place.Read Article
Nothing But Nets has worked in partnership with UNHCR to distribute over 2 million bed nets to refugee settlements throughout Africa, often in rapid-response after a mass migration has occurred.
Our UN partners are vital to our work and to the work the global malaria community does to end this disease.Read Article
Our team met Achol while visiting the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya, located on a searing, inhospitable patch of land near the border with South Sudan. Achol was standing in line with her children at a new-arrivals area to receive food, water, medicine, and bed nets. A week earlier, her husband was killed in the country’s ongoing civil war.Read Article
2018 is going to be a BIG year. In fact, it’s shaping up to be one of our most impactful years yet.
But before we forge ahead, first I want to take a moment to pause and reflect. We wouldn’t be able to help protect so many people from deadly mosquitoes without support from our Nothing But Nets community.Read Article
Tomorrow, June 20, is World Refugee Day and Serinda Swan, actress of USA’s hit summer show, Graceland, is calling for fans and global health advocates to support the millions of women and children living as refugees around the world.Read Article
I grew up as a child in a refugee camp. In the camp you are not just a child refugee, but a child to the world. Growing up, many people were caring for me — people I didn’t know. They came in the form of donations, in the form of treatment, in the form of psychotherapy.Read Article
Around the world, people are hungry for change – and they don’t want to be on the sidelines watching it happen; they want to be the ones making it happen. No longer are people passive check writers; they are active change makers.Read Article
Over the past two years, Nothing But Nets and our UN partners have been busy protecting lives from malaria throughout sub-Saharan Africa. And we have exciting news to share!Read Article