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Badge scheme

How the Scheme Works

What happens in the UK

  • Individuals, sections and/or groups complete the criteria for the challenge badge.

  • The completed badge application form* is sent to Scouts Against Malaria along with the recommended donation

  • Scouts Against Malaria will post the requisite number of badges to the section(s).

  • The corresponding number of impregnated nets will be supplied to the African Scouts.

  • Once Scouts Against Malaria have been informed of where the nets have been distributed, the website will be updated so that section(s) can keep track of their nets.

*click to upload badge application form

What happens in Africa

  • Local Scouts will source/receive nets and allocate them to individual homes.

  • Scouts will meet the family and teach them the importance of using the net and how to set it up correctly.

  • The Scouts will keep in contact with the families to ensure that the nets are maintained and used correctly.

  • Participating Scouts in Africa will earn the same badge as those in the UK.

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