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Participants 525,364
US$ 140,555,793
Nets 61,136,171

Distributed by Baraka Community Partnership

Baraka Community Partnerships (BCP) is a British charitable foundation set up in 2007 by a few private sponsors. Our focus is on assisting a few small, impoverished communities at a time to give themselves a better life. Our approach is one of collaboration with the communities we work with and our ultimate goal is long-term sustainability and self-sufficiency through education, healthcare, environmental protection and support of small businesses.

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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Chikumbi District, Zambia  

Nets: 9,260 LLINs
When: Sep-Nov 10
Distributed by  Baraka Community Partnership    Baraka Community Partn...


Chikumbi District which is located about 30 miles north of Lusaka.

The villages are:
Nkaba, Chiewa, Katuba, Kasalu, Chimbetue, Ngobola, Kakuku, Mwachilwana, Manenekela, Molando, Lumina and Mwambi.

Malaria illnesses and deaths are common. Anecdotal evidence suggests that every person in the village is affected at least once a year by malaria.

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
3,385   Chikonkoto and other villages Sep-Nov 10 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
3,375   Chkumbi District Sep-Nov 10 Status Photos Videos
Not expected
2,500   Chongwe District Sep-Nov 10 Status Photos Videos
Not expected

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

Chkumbi District, Zambia

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Kelly Pilger