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EddNets

TFG member Edd Burrell's life is the inspiration for Edd Nets

In 2004/5  Edd developed  brain cancer and eventually died. Many will remember the e-mail bulletins and the huge attendance at Edd's funeral in Feb 2005.

Edd's music, worship leading, humour and sense of direction (getting lost in the Annan Court woods!)  along with his faith and big grin will remain part of his legacy to us in TFG. There is another legacy too, set up at Christmas 2006, which gives thanks for Edd in a way that is life-giving to other young people in Northern Mozambique - one of the most remote regions on earth where one in 3 children under 5 die of malaria each year. 

Eddnets is a programme to distribute the new Long Life Insecticide Treated Nets that could greatly reduce this terrible loss of young life. The bed nets cost so little - £5 - and offer so much hope.

Eddnets is operated through ALMA (London's link with Angola and Mozambique www.almalink.org). So far it has raised almost £5000 to
* fund a net distribution outreach on a village by village basis
* work with the church and Mothers' Union networks to distribute nets
* give nets to every family irrespective of faith status


The vision is, village by village, year by year in line with the best malaria prevention practice (as advised by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Coalition Against Malaria) to reduce the overall level of malaria in these communities with 100% bednet usage.

Eddnets is not a one off initiative but a mustard seed one - that could transform the lives of communities far from Ealing for the price of a couple of cappuccinos.

You can give securely to Eddnets via this link, or please make cheques payable to   LDF (Alma Eddnets)
and post to EDD NETS (ALMA)   36 Causton Street London SW1P 4AU

 

Please make cheques payable to  
LDF (Alma Eddnets)

and post to
EDD NETS (ALMA)  
36 Causton Street London SW1P 4AU