Presentation on theme: "The Eliminate Project 2014 Spring Zone Rallies. What is The Eliminate Project? A global campaign to eliminate Maternal/Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) A chance."— Presentation transcript:
Maternal & Neonatal Tetanus Cause? Tetanus spores, found in soil everywhere Tetanus is contracted through open wounds during childbirth Outcome of Contracting MNT?
Who does the effect? The most underprivileged regions of the world There are still 28 countries being affected by MNT
How do we stop this? It only takes $1.80 to vaccinate a mother and all of her future babies 110 million dollars = over 61 million lives saved Where does the money go? Educating on how to perform clean, sterile gggpregnancies, births and vaccinations
Important numbers Goal: 110 Million dollars by 2015 $1.80 saves a life 61 million lives protected 1 baby dies every 9 minutes
Our Progress Since 2010 we have eliminated MNT in 11 countries As of July 16 th, 2013 $36,648,854.69 has been raised.
Miss and Mister Eliminate Requirements to register? $40.00 for contestant registration Any age: freshmen – senior Participation and knowledge of the project, Key Club Why Participate? All Zone winners will be recognized at DCON Grand Prize: $500.00 scholarship
District Merchandise Merchandise can be ordered by clubs, divisions or zones For ideas of merchandise your club can order and sell – check out our District Website.
The Eliminate Project Week The Eliminate Project week is set to be held the first full week of May 2014 (May 5 th - 9 th ).
#Elimin8 This is the official hashtag used for The Eliminate Project. Getting this to trend on social media informs people all around the world about our campaign
How to send donations 1.Write a check to the Kiwanis International Foundation 2.Put “The Eliminate Project” on the memo line 3. Print and fill out The Eliminate Project Donation Slip 4.Please mail checks to the following address: Kiwanis International Foundation 3636 Woodview Trace Indianapolis, IN 46268-3196
Awards & Recognition Club: – The Trick-Or-Treat Banner Patch – Becoming a 1k Key Club – Various awards given to clubs from the district each year Individual: – Become a Zeller fellowship holder – Receive the Elimidalion
What can you do today? Spread the information! Miss and Mister Eliminate Pageant. Use #Elimin8 on social media Check out the newly updated Eliminate Project portion of our District website!
Questions? Contact the district Eliminate Project Chair, Tyler McNanna or your Lieutenant Governor if you ever have any questions about The Eliminate Project!