By purchasing The Frog Who Was Blue, you can support the work of the World Medical Fund (WMF), which provides life-saving medical care to Malawi’s poorest and most vulnerable children. Our programmes rely entirely on your donations.
Lazarus is a beneficiary of our Thandizo programme for children with AIDS. He is an exceptionally bright young man and his ambition is to become a judge. When one of our donors heard of his ambition she.
What is it? Asthma is a common inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. It is characterized by variable and recurrent symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and.
What is it? Parasitic worms are small creatures which either live in the earth or dirty water and can be picked up by children when they play. The worms then live inside the children, debilitating the.
What it is: Malaria is a disease which gives people fever, fatigue, vomiting and headaches. Left untreated the disease can lead to permanent physical disabilities or death. How we treat it: Symptomatic diagnosis, confirmed by Rapid Test.
In 2015, malaria was responsible for 90% of the deaths occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa. As one of the poorest countries in the region, Malawi is particularly affected. Although there have been huge efforts to combat malaria in.
Ruth Calkins, is a one of WMF’s most loyal and tireless supporters – and even at the age of 89 she is still actively involved in the charity, representing its US side. She is passionate about making.
A terrible food crisis is currently gripping southern Africa and is having a devastating effect in Malawi, a landlocked nation that ranks among the world’s least developed countries. Extreme weather due to the El Niño effect is.