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The Problem

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of parasitic and bacterial infectious diseases that affect more than1.5 billion of the world’s most impoverished people, including 869 million children.

  • Intestinal Worms:

    1.5BRequire Treatment

  • Lymphatic Filariasis:

    894MRequire Treatment

  • River Blindness:

    205MRequire Treatment

  • Schistosomiasis:

    220MRequire Treatment

  • Trachoma:

    157MRequire Treatment

Our Vision

To ensure people at risk of neglected tropical diseases can live healthy and prosperous lives.

Our Impact

134M

134M People Treated in 2018

724M

724M Number of Treatments from 2012-2018

$1.3B

$1.3B Value of Treatments from 2012-2018

1.8M

1.8M Health Workers Trained from 2012-2018

13,692

13,692 Surgeries Performed from 2012-2018

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Special Update Regarding FedEx

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We have been informed by FedEx that our shipping account was illegally compromised and used by a third party for a fraudulent scheme utilizing the END Fund’s name and office address. The scheme sent letters and fake checks to individuals through this shipping account. These checks and letters were not in the END Fund’s name, nor did we…

Daniel Boakye’s Story

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Standing on the bank of the fast-flowing Gambia River in Senegal, Daniel Boakye observed fly collectors as they waited for flies to land. Stationed at the breeding site, the collectors’ job was to capture each one of the small black flies into a glass tube. They would then be sent to the lab to be…

Five things you probably didn’t know about Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis is second only to malaria as the most devastating parasitic disease in tropical countries. Worldwide, there are more than 220 million people requiring treatment for schistosomiasis with over 188 million living in Africa, according to the World Health Organization. (1) Schistosomiasis goes by many names. It is sometimes called bilharzia (after the Dr. Bilharz…