Field Notes from June Visit to KRMP

Field Notes from June Visit to KRMP

This June, I had the pleasure of traveling to Uganda for the first time with the winners of last year’s Pilgrim Africa trip at our annual Jasiri auction. On one of our packed days, we toured the Katakwi Rotary Malaria Project, an innovative project Pilgrim...
The Reality of Malaria in our Students’ Lives

The Reality of Malaria in our Students’ Lives

The drive to end malaria and the desire to see our amazing students thrive are connected. Students at Beacon of Hope come from some of the most malaria-endemic communities of Uganda, and alas, they aren’t immune to the devastation… When term opens up...
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...
Update from the Field

Update from the Field

Dear FAM Supporters, From all of us Pilgrims around the world, THANK YOU for your continued support as we’ve been heads-down with your prayers and resources combating and treating malaria in Katakwi, Uganda. It’s been a busy few months since our last update; here’s...
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...