Archive for 'Malaria'

Celebrating World Malaria Day & LWR’s Work in Mali

Posted on 22. Apr, 2014 by .

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This Friday, April 25, is World Malaria Day, a day to bring special attention to this preventable, treatable disease. As part of the commemoration of World Malaria Day, we’re excited to announce that Tim McCully, LWR’s vice president of international programs, will be speaking at a special event at Johns Hopkins University. He joins Rear […]

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We Thank God for All That is Given

Posted on 29. May, 2013 by .

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“Open the gift! Open the gift!” sang members of the Usa River Lutheran Parish. This weekend they presented their visitors—three Lutheran World Relief staff and former Lutheran Women’s Missionary League President Jan Wendorf—gifts of beautiful kanga cloth. The pastor told them the gift was to help them remember their time with Usa River, something they’re […]

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The 10 Best LWR Blog Posts of 2012

Posted on 28. Dec, 2012 by .

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Joining the countless end-of-year lists, we thought we’d round up the most-read blog posts over the past year. We also threw in a few of our favorites, Here’s our top-ten list of 2012: #10 – To Cut, or Not to Cut? One of our top-viewed stories of 2012 and a story we love. Contributed by […]

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Pastor Camps Out on Roof for Malaria

Posted on 02. Nov, 2012 by .

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We were delighted to run across a story from WHO TV in Des Moines, Iowa, about a pastor who has taken on quite the awareness-raising campaign! Pastor Allen Henderson, with

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A Little Supporter Makes a Big Difference

Posted on 19. Sep, 2012 by .

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We’re so thankful for all the amazing people who support our work through the Lutheran Malaria Initiative. And we’re especially thankful for the amazing children who have gotten involved! The video above was posted on Facebook by Gretchen Jameson, Sydney’s mother. Watch above as John Nunes talks to Sydney about how we can make a […]

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What does malaria feel like?

Posted on 07. Aug, 2012 by .

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We’re all aware that malaria is bad. We’ve quoted the statistics: 1 child dies every 60 seconds, there are more than 200 million cases of malaria each year, and nearly a million die. We’ve also talked about the symptoms of malaria: fever, headache, chills, nausea and vomiting. But those symptoms don’t adequately describe what it […]

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Through Death Comes Life

Posted on 06. Aug, 2012 by .

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The Lutheran Malaria Initiative Fellowship has brought together 5 college students from around the United States who have taken on the challenge of raising awareness and gathering funds to end malaria deaths in sub-Saharan Africa.  This summer they headed to Tanzania to see the work of LMI first hand.  This post was written by Louisa […]

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