Case study: Keeping babies safe

"This gift will help CAFOD funded medical outreach teams to respond quickly to other emergencies." Laura Purves, Emergency Response Team, CAFOD

Stella and her family live in South Sudan, a country torn apart by violence. Conflict that followed the country's secession from Sudan has killed thousands and forced countless families from their homes.

Many refugees like Stella and her children have been forced to flee with nothing and now live in makeshift dwellings and crowded camps, with poor sanitation and no protection from diseases. Newborn babies like Thomas, Stella's son, are particularly vulnerable to malaria, which is rife in the camps.

This gift will help CAFOD supply life-saving nets to those in need, keeping children like Thomas safe from malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases in a time of emergency.

The net that protects

This charity gift is a real life-saver! This simple, treated mosquito net can keep families and babies safe from deadly diseases.

Why buy this Net that protects gift?

  • A lovely present for a new baby, a Baptism or a Christening, this charity gift supports newborn babies throughout the year.
  • Help to protect babies and young children, who are particularly vulnerable to malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases.
  • Emergencies and wars can mean families are living in temporary shelter, increasing their risk, but this net offers protection from deadly diseases.

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