Schools Against Malaria Project
When it comes to all of Africa's health issues, education is key! It is for that reason that we are step up to achieving international malaria education. We reach over 40,000 schoolchildren in Africa! Without malaria knowledge we are not going to achieve our goal of reducing child mortality. Education is key to reducing malaria in terms of educating children, who bring their message to their homes and the whole community.
Education leads to a reduction in child mortality or 40%. Up to 50% of the varying rates between different countries, one of the consequences is explained by a lack of education. Years major advances have place in education tasks in the past. Collaborations between DAM and the National Education Departments and National School Systems in African countries an analysis of malaria cases in the family.
ZAMBIA - During our school program in Zambia, we also have serious stress among the children after a malaria epidemic. A frequency count of the expressed malaria-related fears, anxieties and family & friends loss was duties during every school event. Zambian schoolchildren who's family members were victims of a devastating malaria outbreak expressing their emotions during DAM's Education Projects. The Schools Against Malaria Project is operating success full in Zambia. The findings substantiate the overall trend or declining primary school enrollment. To address the issue of quality education on health issues, DAM supported the training of some 132 teachers and parents in the new curriculum that aims to improve achievements at primary schools.
NAMIBIA - We are also reinforcing malaria awareness with the new generation in Namibia. Children play a hugely important role in the prevention of malaria. We provide examples of how they can take preventive measures in their own homes. Because together we can defeat malaria. An enormous amount of work has been done by the children to organize the 'Education Project'. The teachers from no fewer than 11 schools have also made a great contribution to their success.
CAMEROON - Sharing malaria awareness with the new generation of Cameroon! They play an important role in malaria prevention, sharing examples and how to take preventive measures in their own homes and within their own families. Together we can beat malaria! If we start to reflect on all of the work that has been put into organizing 'The Education Project' we are grateful to all students in the villages of Cameroon who have contributed to ensuring its success. David Robertson; "DAM is a hands-on organization. We work with rural communities wherever people need our help. It is important for our mission to work together, with the students, and not just to tell them what they need to do. We are open for questions and the students make their own creative plays. The have a lot of great ideas and know how to influence their own friends, family and neighbors in the fight against malaria. That's the key of success. " We are very proud and pleased of all people in our Cameroon Projects who worked tirelessly and with an incredible dedication to make the 'Education Project' happen.