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COVID awareness

COVID awareness

Why we need your help

Malawi's COVID cases are rising, we are launching an emergency COVID education team to build awareness about prevention, to protect local communities.  The team will work alongside local government health workers to:

 

- Provide education about signs and symptoms

- Communicate precautions that reduce risk and transmission

- Take time to answer questions about COVID

- Provide facemasks and soap to every attending household

 

 

COVID related fear and misconceptions are rife in Malawi; many people believe 90% of people who contract it die, that it is only a rich persons virus, that medical face masks contain the virus, and that local remedies are the best cure.  Basic preventive measures of hand washing, keeping a distance, wearing a mask, not shaking hands etc are often less mentioned than best ways to boil eucalyptus leaves as a COVID cure.

 

We have a budget for 1000 households, which will reach 5000+ people (including children).  

If you would like to contribute to further our reach, £1 will provide COVID education, facemasks and soap to one family.  If you are able to support an entire village to receive COVID awareness (an average village has 200 households,1000+ people), this would cost £200.   

1,281.34

raised towards 2,000.00 target

1281.34
2000.00

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Supporters

Feb 19, 2021

Justin

1.34

Feb 09, 2021

Anonymous

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Feb 07, 2021

AJ

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Feb 04, 2021

Anonymous

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jan 27, 2021

Flora

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jan 26, 2021

Curly Amy

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Jan 26, 2021

Jack Hannan

40.00
(plus 10.00 giftaid)

Jan 26, 2021

Tash Skinner

5.00
(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Jan 25, 2021

Lucinda

20.00

Jan 25, 2021

Anonymous

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

64

Total raised so far

1,281.34

Total plus Gift Aid 1,343.84

Direct donations

281.34

Raised offline 1,000.00

Fundraising pages

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