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Planting Seeds4PEACE

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LANCE LAIFER is interviewed by Lynne Hazelden of www.peaceinourlifetime.org He is leading an inspiring and powerful Malaria Awareness Campaign on World Poverty Day where he ask you to show support by change your profile picture to a blank blackout. Why? Let's find out! He has a website http://www.madnessagainstmalaria.com and he is simply Committed to raise awareness and funds for malaria nets costing a few pence. A small thing which will to help people fight the terribly distressing disease. Malaria does not distinguish between culture or continent .. it could be effecting many who feel they are safe as the climate shifts it's boundaries .. so this is a global concern for us all. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ How did he begin his journey? How can we help and how does this effect people. His facebook awareness group says this ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WHY CONNECT MALARIA AND POVERTY? UN economists identified malaria as one of the top four causes of poverty. Every year it kills > 3 million people and is estimated to cost the African economy $30 billion per year (more than 500 million per year get malaria). Professor Jeffrey Sachs (read the End of Poverty) believes ending malaria is the most important priority in lifting Africa out of poverty. "Comprehensive malaria control in Africa is achievable by 2010 at the minimal cost of US $3 billion per year. Millions of lives can be saved, and Africa will be given vital help in escaping from the vicious cycle of poverty and disease that continues to grip the continent by saving the $30 billion per year that it loses in productivity and medical costs every year. By joining malaria and poverty together we aim to educate people around the world of this vicious cycle. The comments below indicate people need to be educated about this connection. Black profile pics are used because they provoke interest and awareness. One example of the nefarious connection betwe