Celebrating Two Years of Rotarian Malaria Partners Uganda
By Haley Hauk-Landon, Communications Intern, Malaria Partners International
Our partner, Rotarian Malaria Partners Uganda, is approaching two years in its campaign towards the eradication of malaria. Each training, treatment, and small grant project brings to organization closer to a Malaria-free Uganda. The organization continues to rally Ugandan Rotarians and its global partners in the face of COVID-19, focusing on the fact that mosquitoes are not in quarantine. Learn more about RMPU’s advocacy plan here. To read more on RMPU, check out the latest issue of the District 9213 Newsletter, The WAVE.
Community work is tough and requires a lot of sacrifices. To voluntarily serve members of your community day and night without pay is perhaps the highest form of sacrifice. But this is what community health workers have committed to do every day. Determined to eliminate the deadliest killer of infants and adults alike, our community-based volunteers are resolved and determined to play their part. In all our years of service, perhaps no one personifies sacrifice like Elias Banda. We met Elias Banda on June 4th, 2022.
From the 12th to the 14th of May, Rotary District 9214 held its 97th District Conference in Arusha. Over Six hundred participants were in attendance. Rotarians, Rotaractors, interactors and guests had a chance to discuss and vote on important District matters.
Laughter, dancing and singing was the mood in Bulosi village during the MPU/RC Busia visit to Busime Malaria Project on Saturday 28th May 2022. Funded by a small grant from MPI, RC Busia has since received 1,500 mosquito nets from Youth Environment Services and UGX 1,000,000 from Equity bank, Busia branch. According to the bank’s Credit Manager James Sekairi, “Giving to Rotary is no loss.”