N’Djamena, Chad—When the village of Dokaidilti in southern Chad nominated Pascal Djimandoh Mbaitoubaro to be a malaria prevention worker, the 58-year-old proudly accepted. He was honored and eager to help his neighbors. Mbaitoubaro knows too well the devastating effect the disease can have on a family—both his parents died of malaria.
Miandoum, Chad—Phanuelle Larebe, a seamstress, and Juliette Ndoumhorum, a shopkeeper, are working to keep their village in the Eastern Logone Region in Chad safe from malaria. They have seen the devastating impact of this disease on their neighbors and families.