Life in the Peace Corps will not be easy. There will be no salary and allowances will be at a level sufficient only to maintain health and meet...”
Last summer and fall, over 2,000 Long-Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLINs) were distributed to 15 communities and health centers in the Upper River Region (URR) of the Gambia.
A number of Peace Corps volunteers in the Gambia took part in the planning and implementation stages of the universal coverage bed net distribution. Below, PCV Sunny Utterback does a demonstration of how to properly wash and dry a bed net.
Nets were funded and transported with help from Against Malaria and Peace Corps Senegal.