Dusk to dawn

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Dusk to dawn

  1. 1. Devin Chabot, Delaney Edison,Lauren Hadfield, Maraya BomanAid Prevention
  2. 2.  Dusk + Dawn stands to assist in theidentification and prevention ofmosquito-borne or transmitteddiseases both domestic andinternational in efforts to save lives andfoster a global community of aid andrelief.
  3. 3.  West Nile virus mosquitotransmitted 5,890 human casesreported 2012 CDC 243 reported deathsin 2012 Major outbreak inDallas Highest number ofinfected since 2003
  4. 4.  SouthwesternKenya/Lake Victoriaregion Provides breedinggrounds for mosquitos Most at risk region Near larger cities andestablishedinfrastructure
  5. 5.  Malaria Transmitted by the plasmodium parasite No vaccine Easy transmission via female mosquito bites Diagnosis Fever = Malaria theory Wasted time, energy, and resources Children are most at risk
  6. 6. • Typical kit will contain• 5 tests• Alcohol swabs• Finger pricker• Pipet• Test results in 15 min• Multiple tests if sicknessprogresses• Sterile and easy to use;• Fever=Malaria is no longer a problem• No further use of unneeded drugs whichcause resistant strains
  7. 7. • 123 volunteers established in the peace corps• “volunteers work in the areas of business, deafeducation, math and scienceeducation, health, community economic developmentand water sanitation.• Trained in multiple native languages• 3 volunteers already in partnership with Stomp OutMalaria• Used to expand our reach by informing and educating
  8. 8. Citronella Wrist BandTwo bands for $5.ooCitronella CandleOne candle for $8.00Two bands + One candle$12.00
  9. 9.  Protect domestic families, save livesabroad The similarities foster a connectionbetween the issues People are more inclined to supportwhen there is universal appeal “win/win situation”
  10. 10.  Supply rapid malaria test kits to the most heavilyeffected areas in Kenya Save time, energy, and resources Protect domestic families via the citronella wrist bandsand candles Create a global partnership and raise awareness to aproblem that has been stopped in other areas in theworld Donate or purchase Dusk+Dawn items today!

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