Malaria Prevention Efforts in 2019
Programs for Children
Our goal is to make health care accessible to as many HIV+ orphans and vulnerable children living in the comunity of Matero as we can.
Who attends "Safe Park"?
Dear Friend: Happy July! Our teams in San Diego and in Lusaka are working to eradicate malaria in Zambia. Malaria, which is both preventable and curable, is still a public health challenge as 88% of the Zambian population is at risk. Malaria could be fatal for children under five years of age as their immune systems are not yet fully developed.
Dear Friend: Hope you are having a fun summer! Our partner Jagruthi, continues to provide high quality health care and education to several hundred children of sex workers. Most children are undernourished, have access to little or no medical care, and live in unsanitary environments in and around Bengaluru, India. They need professional medical care, counseling, and education.
Dear Power of Love Friend: Happy June! Last month, we held a malaria prevention event in our community. Malaria is still a public health challenge in Zambia as it is endemic across all ten provinces and more than 16 million or 88% of the population is at risk. The event was attended by representatives from churches, community organizations, government health clinics, and residents.
Dear Friend: Today we have a special piece of information to share. Power of Love and internationally renowned Flutist Sri Raman Kalyan, have collaborated to create soul enriching music. Sri Raman Kalyan generously donated worldwide distribution rights of this music to POL.
Dear Power of Love Friend: Happy Spring! Today we would like you to meet Jane who inspires us with her cheerful attitude and love for learning. Jane lives with her parents and three siblings in a home with no electricity or running water. Her parents are on treatment for HIV and barely able to pay for basic necessities.
In March 2019, 209 new women were provided with a four-day business training. These women replaced the women who graduated earlier this year. This implies that in the first three months of 2019, 209 new businesses were started, and the 209 graduates are continuing to run businesses in the community.