Life-Saving Aid


Andreya came down with diarrhea while he and his mother were at a Malawi health center to visit a sick relative. Fearing that he might have cholera, medical staff made sure he started receiving oral rehydration salts right away.

Cholera has been spreading unchecked from fishing camps on Lake Chilwa, in southeast Malawi. Many people are coming there to fish. They use the lake water for drinking and as a toilet.

“With Lake Chilwa drying up slowly and water getting further unclean, people who already have no access to safe water are paying the price,” says Peter Mkwate, senior health surveillance officer at a Machinga district health center. “It’s extremely worrying for the people of these communities, as the disease continues to spread and numbers accumulate.”

World Vision and other aid groups are supplying medicine and disinfectants to curb the spread of cholera.

Photo©2015 World Vision, Charles Kabena

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