I want to find Kosaviya, I want to make sure she is in school. I want to make sure she does not die from malaria.
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When I see money, I do not see dollars anymore. I see nets. Ten US dollars buys one bed net to prevent malaria. Three children can sleep under each of these nets.
NETwork Against Malaria (NETwork) is a national non-profit organization that my four sisters and I started five years ago. We raise funds to buy and distribute these nets in rural areas of Uganda.
My sisters and I wanted to help, so we researched malaria and learned that it kills one child every 30 seconds. It was terrible to realize that children were suffering and dying from a preventable disease.
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