SaltSpring Organization for Life Improvement and Development
Comment by Meron Moroz
Just wanted to share this email exchange from today. The principals are Gary, SOLID founder, and SOLID's Peace Corp volunteer friend Jean. Greg some of you may remember from the videos when we presented our Gardeners of Hope proposal on O'net last year.
Fwd: Newsflash from jean re Pitseng.
Just talked to Mamello and everyone at Ha Makhata is well. I can't add anything to this, i'm just sharing this email for now. Gary
I'm sure you are aware of the bad news in Pitseng. Greg reports that over 27 students have been hospitalized and a few confirmed deaths. Molapo has also been affected. Please make sure that you (and your children) are inoculated for meningitis - or that you guys stay away from hotbeds. Serious thing - fatality super high and those that survive have 30% chance of permanent brain damage. I know that Peace Corp Medical is contacting all Leribe volunteers. I'm worried about you guys!!!! Take care and stay healthy!!! I've attached some information for you to share: Understanding Meningitis -- the Basics WebMD Medical Reference [...] Jean