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Our Chosen Beneficiary Against Malaria Foundation

The Against Malaria Foundation (registered in the UK as charity number 1105319) is the charity we have chosen to support with your cartridge recycling efforts.

The AMF do pioneering work in the developing world to prevent the spread of malaria by distributing long-lasting anti-mosquito nets, which reduce child mortality and cases of malaria.

They've distributed over 130 million nets so far — saving over 75,000 lives and preventing many millions from contracting a debilitating disease.

Read more about the Against Malaria Foundation's work on their website

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  Malaria: Deadly Facts

» 200 million contract it annually
» 400,000 die each year
» #1 killer of pregnant women worldwide
» 70% of deaths are children under 5

  Our Contributions

With your help, we've been able to donate the equivalent of

over 97,000 anti-malaria nets!

These have been distributed in Togo, Papua New Guinea, Uganda, Zambia, Ghana, Malawi & Congo.

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  Donate Today

We'd like to invite you to make a Direct Donation to the Against Malaria Foundation if you are able.

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And of course you can contribute your empty and unused cartridges through this project.

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  Why Anti-Malaria Nets?

A net is the most effective means of preventing malaria, and produced and distributed at the cost of approximately $2 USD per net.

So, just a single in-demand empty cartridge could purchase 1 anti-mosquito net, and a popular mobile phone or an unused cartridge in good condition could buy more than 10!

  Why This Charity?

100% of the value of donations that the AMF receives goes toward buying and distributing these nets, as operating costs are kept to a bare minimum and covered by corporate sponsors.

On top of that, the AMF are one of the world's most effective charities — making a greater measured impact on health and lives saved than almost all other charities on a per-dollar basis.

The Life You Can Save — who assess how you can most effectively save lives with your donations — have rated them in their 4 best charities for 9 years in a row. GiveWell have done the same.

  COVID-19 and Malaria

Because contracting malaria weakens the immune system, it means COVID-19 will become much more dangerous in these sub-tropical areas — getting both at the same time may make the difference between mild illness and life-critical states.

The impact on malaria-related deaths because of COVID-19 is likely to be very high: the WHO estimated that without normal anti-malaria interventions there could be an extra 769,000 deaths from malaria complications in 2020 alone.

The AMF's distribution methods have been adapted to continue to function despite global disruption, but this work to prevent malaria is now more critical than ever.

Follow their latest news

  Summer 2022 Updates

  4,916 mosquito nets donated

  2,831 cartridges reused

  7,078kg of CO2 saved

  Lifetime Totals

  97,907 mosquito nets donated

  over 100,000 cartridges reused

  over 250 tonnes of CO2 saved

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