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Participants 537,762
US$ 212,099,131
Nets 97,635,818

Distributed by Wellspring of Hope

We strive to make a positive difference in the lives of underprivileged children in Cameroon, Africa and beyond through education and financial support.

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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Kan, Cameroon  

Nets: 960 LLINs
When: Nov-Dec 07
Distributed by  Wellspring of Hope    Wellspring of Hope


3,000 people live in the village of Kan Littoral in south-west Cameroon. This is a high risk malaria area and to date the villagers have no malaria protection.

There is only one visiting government doctor serving 20,000 area villagers.

960 nets will be distributed as the first phase of our help to ultimatley achieve blanket coverage of the population.

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
960   Kan Littoral Jan-Feb 08 Status Photos
Not expected
Not expected
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

Kan Littoral, Cameroon

 

Status Distribution complete Distribution complete

The distribution was completed successfully as planned.


Photoset editor: Andrew Garner