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Participants 529,550
US$ 142,244,332
Nets 61,714,891

Distributed by Global Minimum (Gmin)

Gmin is a small group - 4 people initially - that aims to punch above its weight. Our current focus is providing long-lasting insecticidal nets to achieve blanket coverage in a number of villages in the east of Sierra Leone. More about us on our website.

LLINs

What is a Long-Lasting Insecticidal Net (LLIN)?

An LLIN is a mosquito net impregnated with insecticide.

The insecticide is cleverly bound within the fibres that make up the netting and is 'slow released' over a 4-5 year period. Hence 'long lasting'.

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Malen, Pujehun, Sierra Leone  

Nets: 4,000 LLINs
When: Jun-Jul 09
Distributed by  Global Minimum (Gmin)    Global Minimum (Gmin)


Malaria is endemic in Sierra Leone.

4,000 nets will be distributed in a series of villages in the Malen chiefdom in Pujehun district, in the east of the country. This is a rural area in dense tropical rainforest. The distribution will achieve blanket coverage of all sleeping spaces.

Documentation

Map

Locations

A distribution sometimes takes place in a number of locations. Each location may have its own pictures and video.

Survey status

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK
  • Partner Refused
# LLINs LocationWhenStatus  Surveys
1,800   Bahoin section, Malen chiefdom, ... Jun-Jul 09 Status Photos Videos
Good
Good
200   Korwa section, Malen chiefdom, P... Jun-Jul 09 Status Photos Videos
Good
Good
840   Seijeila section, Malen chiefdom... Jun-Jul 09 Status Photos Videos
Good
Good
1,160   Taukunor section, Malen chiefdom... Jun-Jul 09 Status Photos Videos
Good
Good

Distribution status

The bednet distribution programmes go through a number of different states from being manufactured to being installed over a head/bed:
  • Being manufactured
  • Ready at factory
  • En-route to country
  • Arrived in country
  • En-route to zone
  • Being distributed
  • Distribution complete

Survey status and net condition

Surveys take place 6, 18, 30 and 42 months post-distribution. A survey of 50 households provides sample information on what proportion of nets continue to be used, if they are used correctly and the state of the nets.

   Survey status
  • Expected
  • Not expected
  • Partner Refused
   Net condition
  • Very good/good
  • Acceptable
  • Not OK

Taukunor section, Malen chiefdom, Pujehun district, Sierra Leone

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Richard Davy