The Against Malaria Foundation (AMF) is dedicated to fighting malaria through the distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets.
Since 2005, AMF has provided over 220 million nets to protect families living in malaria-prone areas, protecting over 400 million people against malaria.
AMF works with local partners to ensure the nets are distributed to those in need, and that communities are educated on the benefits of using the nets.
Malaria kills over 600,000 people annually, mostly children under 5 in sub-Saharan Africa. Nets save lives. Recipients of nets hang and sleep under them so they are not bitten by malaria-carrying mosquitoes. ...
Evidence of impact [is] exceptionally strong. Many high-quality studies of nets have consistently found strong impact. The Against Malaria Foundation conducts high-quality ongoing monitoring.
“The best way to stop [malaria's] spread is to give people insecticide-treated bednets that prevent mosquitos from biting them while they sleep. ...”Read more
Defeating the world’s deadliest creature and the terrible disease it carries is one of the greatest success stories in global health.Read more
1 Impact based on analysis by GiveWell. "We estimate that the cost to purchase and distribute an AMF-funded net is $5.19, or $4.89 excluding in-kind contributions from governments."