Mosquito nets are the main form of defense against malaria, a disease that kills hundreds of thousands each year. But starvation is also an imminent threat that forces families into a critical dilemma: protect themselves from malaria or leave themselves unprotected in order to catch food?
Mosquito nets have found a whole slew of alternative uses from fences that keep livestock contained, rope, soccer nets, and even soccer balls.
Cases of malaria are increasing each year and mosquito nets are an important tool that help protect against the disease. However, there will continue to be downside if they are handed out without proper education.
Watch the video above to learn more about the mosquito net developments in regions that suffer from Malaria.
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