Like here, in the village of Tana Mabas in Sumba Tengah, these women and young girls have to walk...
Malaria Emergency | In order to effectively fight the ongoing malaria epidemic in our region, our medical teams need vital resources such as medicines, rapid diagnostic kits, laboratory equipment and two microscopes. In addition, it is very important that we have access to impregnated mosquito nets and indoor spraying equipment (IRS) to prevent any potential infection. Thank you from the heart.
PDF. Sumba Malaria Prevention Program 2023
The malaria control program in East Sumba is a collaborative effort involving various components such as prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, monitoring, and community engagement.
A healthier life thanks to the Water Connections program
Water Connections create gardens, people eat better and drink more, and malaria and other infectious diseases are reduced by providing healthy sanitary facilities.
Behavioral Impacts on Spread of Malaria
Several human behaviours strongly contribute to the spread or persistence of malaria. Here are some of these factors that lead to an increase in malaria cases.
Beyond Borders - Fighting Malaria Together in NTT
The foundation aims to establish a crucial initiative for screening, treating, and preventing Malaria in the highly rural and impoverished areas of East Sumba.
Malaria in East Sumba: All villages turned Red!
The latest reports tell us that in some areas, 100% of the villages in East Sumba have gone Red. Children under five and other vulnerable people are hard hit.
Happy to have water without going far to get it
The rain in East Sumba sometimes creates small floods, which the ground will completely absorb. But it feels good to receive water without going far to fetch it.
The Truck of Life wants to go everywhere
Every obstacle is an opportunity to help, to provide what families lack: Medical care, food, water, time & friendship. This is the mission of the Truck of Life.
Kullup is a hole in the rock to collect rainwater
Kullups are hand-dug holes in the rock of a hill. They are also a solution to the clean water crisis in ultra-rural Indonesia, where access to water is almost non-existent.
Young children struggle for water in East Sumba
In Sumba, children have to walk for hours to fetch water. It's a basic necessity we often take for granted, but it's a daily struggle for them. The dangers are significant.
POD | Helping ultra-rural families to have a healthier life
Thanks to the Kawan Sehat program, the health and well-being of ultra-rural populations are improving. We encourage healthy habits and increase access to health care.
POD | Access to clean water is vital for human health
Clean water is essential for human survival and health. Human beings need water for drinking, cooking, bathing and other activities of daily living. Without water, everything dies.
POD | Let's prevent malaria rather than cure it!
For the ultra-rural communities of East Sumba, learning how to protect themselves against malaria risks is vital to staying healthy, safe and alive.
POD | Reduce health risks with clean water for families
Families are concerned about access to water. By ensuring access to clean water, the health risks associated with contaminated water are reduced, and people's quality of life is improved.
POD | Medical care for children affected by Malaria
Malaria is a severe disease that can affect anyone, but children are the most vulnerable. With proper treatment and care, most children can recover from malaria.
POD | Check Blood Pressure as part of the PMC program
Another medical revolution which actively participates in the life preservation and prevention of cardiovascular diseases and generates excellent awareness.