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It's not only Africa

Sub-saharan Africa tends to be the focus of activity against malaria. However, there are many other regions of the world at risk and where we also fund the distribution of nets as this new video from Nicaragua shows. This very well produced video (in Spanish) charts the distribution of 3,500 nets to an area made especially vulnerable by the damage wrought in September 2007 by Hurricane Felix.

The Toddler Triathlon

Here are two of our younger participants, Nellie and Isabel from Hertfordshire in the UK, who competed in their own version of the triathlon and raised more than £1,500.
Here is the event in pictures. 

Nellie (top left) and Isabel,
warming up
Checking the equipment
Preparing the equipment
The running leg
The running leg
The swim
The swim
The cycle
The cycle
The Finish Line 
The sprint to the finish
Medal Ceremony
Medal Ceremony

All in all, a great effort. Many thanks to Nellie, Isabel, their parents and all who supported them.

Big swim in Malaysia

850 people recently tool part in an event, organised by Speedo in Malaysia. As you can see, in this report, the event had the added bonus of securing some great coverage from the media.


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