Malaria Study: Gearing Up Again

Malaria Study: Gearing Up Again

Our malaria study measures the effect of four rounds of simultaneous indoor spraying and universal preventative treatment. We’re about to do round three. After this, there will be just one round left– we’ll be in the home stretch!  Right now, to get...
Preliminary Results: Malaria Prevalence Reduced 83%

Preliminary Results: Malaria Prevalence Reduced 83%

Our Katakwi Rotary Malaria Project has been running for more than a year, but because we’re using the scientific method to measure our impact, and because malaria is seasonal, it took a long time for us to have preliminary results. Before our first round of...
Meet Rebecca

Meet Rebecca

(watch a subtitled version here) Meet Rebecca. She grew up in rural Katakwi, where her family struggled with subsistence farming and constant bouts of malaria. Rebecca was a gifted student, but there was no money for secondary school. Our school, Beacon of Hope, was a...
Preparing for the Holidays in a Malaria-impacted Region

Preparing for the Holidays in a Malaria-impacted Region

By Grey Frandsen Grey is a member of Pilgrim Africa’s Board of Directors and recently returned from a visit to help launch Pilgrim’s malaria reduction program in Katakwi.  As we prepare for a warm holiday next week in our homes, families in Pilgrim’s project...