WHY IT MATTERS
The current Ebola outbreak has affected several West African countries with death rates between 60-90%. Inadequately protected health workers are reportedly fleeing hospitals as Ebola sufferers appear for treatment. Villages, fearing the virus is being spread by foreign health workers, have reportedly attacked clinics and are demanding that foreign medical teams leave the area. Fear is quickly escalating because Ebola has appeared in capital cities in West Africa for the first time, and travelers flying in and out of regional airports have also been affected. Your redemption will provides protective gloves for a health worker to aid in treating those infected, isolating the outbreak and combating the further spread of the disease in Liberia.