The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to bringing innovations in health and learning to the global community. The Gates Foundation Global Health Program aims to ensure that advances in health are created and shared with those who need them most. The Program targets diseases and health conditions that cause the greatest illness and death in developing countries, yet receive little attention and resources, including HIV/AIDS, malaria, pneumonia and tuberculosis. www.gatesfoundation.org
Comic Relief is a charitable organization founded in the UK whose vision is “a just world free from poverty.” The money raised is allocated to a wide range of grants and social investments aimed at delivering real and long-lasting change to the poorest, most vulnerable people at home and across the world. Comic Relief also works on informing the public and young people, in particular, about global citizenship and the underlying causes of extreme poverty. Comic Relief helps raise money to combat malaria by providing long-lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets for children in Africa and distributing them as part of an integrated programme of malaria prevention, treatment and control via the Malaria Consortium and The Global Fund.
Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs
Headed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (CCP), Voices for a Malaria-Free Future strives to educate policymakers about effective strategies for malaria control by highlighting successful programs and evidence-based results. Voices advocacy projects in Ghana, Mali, Tanzania and Uganda also promote progress against the disease, while breaking down policy barriers that hamper anti-malaria efforts. This mission will be accomplished by strengthening existing advocacy efforts, educating influential audiences, and mobilizing new advocates committed to fighting malaria.
Malaria No More is determined to end suffering and death caused by malaria- and we’re helping the world get it done. Malaria No More leverages high-impact communications to engage the world, global advocacy to rally leadership, and strategic investments to accelerate progress. To support our efforts, we mobilize resources from governments, corporations and the public to maximize every opportunity to save lives. We’re working to support the UN goals of providing universal access to malaria interventions in Africa by 2010 and end malaria deaths by 2015. A non-profit, non-governmental organization, Malaria No More was established in 2006 by business leaders looking to apply private sector expertise and entrepreneurial methods to tackle this global health crisis. Malaria No More UK was launched in April 2009, with the support of Britain’s top sports stars including David Beckham, Andy Murray and Denise Lewis. With additional affiliates in Canada, Netherlands and Germany and the Washington, DC-based Malaria Policy Center, Malaria No More works tirelessly to galvanize the world in the global fight against malaria.
ONE is a grassroots campaign and advocacy organization backed by more than two million people who are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. Co-founded by Bono and other campaigners, ONE is nonpartisan and works closely with African policy makers and activists. ONE partners with Malaria No More to raise money and to raise awareness of the disease’s impact in Africa.
PATH/ Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa
PATH is an international, nonprofit organization that creates sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to break longstanding cycles of poor health. By collaborating with diverse public- and private-sector partners, the organization helps provide appropriate health technologies and vital strategies that change the way people think and act. PATH’s work reaches more than 70 countries and responds to the spectrum of global health needs. Since 2005, Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa (MACEPA) at PATH has partnered with the Government of Zambia—one of the poorest countries in Africa, where malaria causes about 20 percent of child deaths—to demonstrate that malaria can be controlled.
PSI provides malaria control support to national Ministries of Health in 32 countries worldwide, including 24 in Sub-Saharan Africa. PSI tailors its malaria control programs to the unique environment in each country and the needs of the Ministry of Health in line with achieving the Abuja Targets. PSI’s malaria control programs include delivery of insecticide treated mosquito nets, pre-packaged malaria treatment, behavior change communications, and research. PSI believes the key to rapid scale up and sustained coverage is through a combination of public and private sector delivery strategies which include free distribution through campaigns and health facilities as well as subsidized distribution through private sector channels.
The Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM), established in 1998, provides global coordination for the fight against malaria and pulls together the strength and experience of hundreds of partners from malaria endemic countries, country donors, companies, non-governmental and community organisations, foundations and research and academic institutions. Our collective aim is to reduce annual malaria deaths from around one million to virtually zero by 2015.
The Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP) provides the blueprint for RBM’s vision for reducing and eventually eradicating malaria. To save lives and realise the goals of the GMAP, all partners must work together to – enable sustained delivery and use of the most effective prevention and treatment for those affected by malaria – prom ote increased investment in health systems and incorporat e malaria control into all relevant multisector activities; and stimulat e increased advocacy to raise awareness of malaria at the global, regional, national and community levels.
The UN Foundation, a public charity, was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas, and capital to help the United Nations solve global problems. We build partnerships, grow constituencies, mobilize resources and advocate policy changes to support the UN’s work for individual and global progress. The UN Foundation’s work – focused on select global problems – is decreasing child mortality, improving disaster relief, protecting diverse cultures and environments, creating a clean energy future, empowering women and girls, and improving U.S.-UN relations. The Foundation is committed to the fight against malaria through several of its key initiatives, including the Nothing But Nets campaign, the UN Foundation Malaria Partnership, and Roll Back Malaria.
A to Z Textile Mills Ltd. (A to Z) was established by the Shah family in Arusha, Tanzania as a garment manufacturer in 1966. In 1978, the company started manufacturing bednets, which now constitute the largest percentage of the company’s production. In 2003, A to Z began producing Olyset Net, based on a technology transfer from Sumitomo Chemical. This initiated local production of WHOPES-approved LLINs in Africa. In September 2005, A to Z and Sumitomo Chemical expanded operations in a 50/50 joint venture called Vector Health, which has greatly increased production capacity to meet growing demand. In 2009, Vector Health has again raised production capacity- and now produces half of total worldwide manufacturing of Olyset Net. More than 80% of the workforce at A to Z is female; their income supports their families and allows children and siblings to stay in school. A to Z Textile Mills is now among the largest employers in Tanzania, changing lives and creating opportunity.
Africa24 aims to enable Africans to speak up and to promote a positive vision of the African continent worldwide. In 2010, Africa24 officially became the first African news TV network and the most watched satellite TV network by French- speaking Africa. In 2013, Africa24 partnered with UAM to provide in-kind distribution of over 600 PSAs during the 2013 African Cup of Nations tournament, delivering malaria prevention and treatment through Africa’s biggest football stars to millions of viewers.
Alive & Kicking is a not-for-profit social enterprise that hand stitches balls in Kenya and Zambia. The balls are sponsored by donors for distribution to children’s projects across Africa and for use in preventive health education through sport, particularly on malaria and HIV. Alive & Kicking has made and distributed over 100,000 balls carrying malaria warnings, and is developing a sports based malaria awareness campaign modelled on a successful HIV awareness programme. Through the manufacture of balls, Alive & kicking has created and is building upon 130 jobs in sub-Saharan Africa.
Azalai Hotels Group has a regional network of six hotels in five West African countries. The company is an active participant in the United Against Malaria campaign, working to protect its employees and hotel guests against malaria.
Facing high costs due to the malaria-related illness among its employees, the company handed out mosquito nets to Mali-based employees, resulting in a dramatic drop in malaria cases and significant cost savings for the company. The program is being expanded to cover its 700 employees in Africa. Mosquito nets and educational information are also made available to hotel customers and the company is scaling up its programs for both staff and guests.
Beauty Zambia is the country’s only women’s magazine, circulated monthly to young aspirational women across the nation. It carries the UAM logo on its cover every month, has run profiles of the campaign, UAM local ambassador and Chipolopolo Boys captain Chris Katongo and his wife, and features a UAM banner at the recent Coca-Cola Light Zambia Fashion Week.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is the governing body of African football and was founded in 1957. In 2012, CAF committed its support to the fight against malaria by officially endorsing United Against Malaria (UAM), pledging that the campaign could utilize CAF’s popular platform to build awareness about malaria prevention and treatment.
Continental Outdoor Media is Africa’s largest billboard advertising company and operates in 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The company offers over 42,000 advertising opportunities throughout sub-Saharan Africa including 28,000 in South Africa alone. In 2013, Continental Outdoor Media donated generous in-kind advertising space to United Against Malaria in more than eight countries to help raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of malaria during the 2013 Africa Orange Cup of Nations tournament campaign.
Created in 2007, the Didier Drogba Foundation aims to provide financial and material support in both health and education to the African people. Didier Drogba and his Foundation have been an active partner in the 2013 UAM Africa Cup of Nations malaria prevention and treatment messaging campaign.
FC Barcelona is based in the Catalan city of Barcelona and plays its home games at “Camp Nou,” the largest stadium in Europe. Few clubs have won as many titles as Fútbol Club Barcelona: three European Cups, four Cup Winners Cups, three European Super Cup trophies, three Inter-Cities Fairs Cups, 19 La Liga championships, 25 Copa del Rey, and 12 Supercopa de España. Barça’s “másque un club” (more than a club) slogan is demonstrated in part through the club’s philanthropy and close partnership with Malaria No More. FC Barcelona is proud to offer continued support for the fight against malaria in Africa through the United Against Malaria campaign.
As one of the largest solar-powered billboard suppliers in South Africa and Zambia, Grassroots Media donated generous in-kind advertising space to UAM to help raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of malaria during the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Grassroots Media currently has 30 solar-powered boards in South Africa and 12 in Zambia, guaranteeing that advertisers can drive their message home day and night – without any negative impact on the environment.
Established in 1976, the Fondation pour Genève is a private organization recognized as playing a useful public role in enhancing the renown of Geneva both in Switzerland and abroad. The Fondation pour Genève aims to: 1) help raise public awareness of malaria; 2) help the implementation of all possible solutions from various Geneva-based institutions, including the World Health Organization, Roll Back Malaria, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Doctors Without Borders; and 3) launch an international appeal from Geneva to governments, private-sector companies and individuals for a global fight against malaria. On the 60th anniversary of the birth of the United Nations, the Fondation pour Genève joined the United Nations and YoussouN’Dour to organize and promote a public concert at the Geneva Arena on October 8 under the banner “United against Malaria.”
Fox Soccer Channel offers the most comprehensive coverage of world-class soccer available in the United States, serving as the primary television destination for coverage of England’s Barclays Premier League and the UEFA Champions League. Matches from Major League Soccer, Italy’s Serie A, Women’s Professional Soccer, the Argentine First Division and the Australian Hyundai A-League are also featured prominently on Fox Soccer Channel, in addition to such global tournaments as the English FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup and CONCACAF Champions League™. The Official Broadcast Partner of the United States Youth Soccer Association, Fox Soccer Channel also televises the United Soccer Leagues and NCAA Division I college men’s and women’s soccer. The Nielsen-rated channel reaches more than 34 million cable and satellite households nationwide. For more information, visit America’s most visited online soccer destination at foxsoccer.com.
Reaching more than 14 million cable and satellite households in the country, of which over 5 million are U.S. Hispanic Households, Fox Sports en Español is the leader in Spanish-language sports media. We feature premier soccer programming with exclusive coverage of the top leagues and tournaments in Latin America and Europe including the UEFA Champions League, InterLiga, Copa Santander Libertadores, and Copa Nissan Sudamericana ; coverage of the Major League Baseball regular season, All-Star Game, American League Championship Series and World Series; championship boxing and UFC(R) and mixed-martial arts across four compelling media platforms. With more than 1,600 hours of live and exclusive programming, a robust web site brimming with streaming video and portable content from FSE Movil, we are and will continue to be the first name in the U.S. Hispanic sports space. The network is also dedicated to giving back to the community through various efforts which includes the support to fight Malaria in third world countries through campaigns such as United Against Malaria. For more information, visit Fox Sports en Español online at
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
The Global Fund is a unique global public-private partnership dedicated to attracting and disbursing additional resources to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and affected communities represents a new approach to international health financing. The Global Fund works in close collaboration with other bilateral and multilateral organizations to supplement existing efforts dealing with the three diseases.
Since its creation in 2002, the Global Fund has become the dominant financier of programs to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, with approved funding of US$ 19.3 billion in 144 countries. To date, programs supported by the Global Fund have saved 4.9 million lives through providing AIDS treatment for 2.5 million people, anti-tuberculosis treatment for 6 million people and the distribution of 104 million insecticide-treated bed nets for the prevention of malaria.
Kentaro, an international distributor of premium broadcast rights, is a key partner in the United Against Malaria campaign. Specializing in the global marketing of national football federations, leagues and clubs, Kentaro generously provided advertising space for United Against Malaria in the May 2009 football match between Ireland and Nigeria. Kentaro markets the TV rights for over 250 matches in the build-up to the FIFA World Cup 2010, including 90 percent of the South American qualifiers. More than 20 federations rely on Kentaro’s unique network and management skills, as do countless top club sides such as Arsenal FC, Chelsea FC and Glasgow Rangers. Headquartered in Switzerland with branch offices in London, Hamburg and Stockholm, the world’s fastest-growing sports rights agency also exclusively organizes all friendly matches of the Brazilian and Argentine national teams.
Lalela Project is committed to telling the stories of children at risk in Africa, through visual arts, music, and dramatic activities.
Rooted in an arts therapy driven curriculum, Lalela Project aims to: Provide an opportunity for children to express emotions and experiences they couldn’t otherwise communicate, introduce and encourage arts experiences as a tool for positivity in their lives.
Through art exchange programs Lalela Project shares the stories of children at risk in Africa with children in school and community programs in the United States. Lalela Project incorporates the artworks created by the children in communities in Africa into U.S. events and fundraisers to engage donors to channel funds back to its benefitting organizations. Through this exchange, Lalela Project can ensure that its work spreads good will between children in both continents, each project inspiring the next.
Manzi Valley is Zambia’s biggest-selling bottled water company, selling around 13 million bottles of water a year nationwide. The company has already put the UAM logo on all its bottle labels and its trucking fleet and is working on a children’s colouring book on the UAM theme.
MLS W.O.R.K.S. is Major League Soccer’s community outreach initiative dedicated to addressing important social issues affecting young people and serves as a platform for both League and club philanthropic programs. MLS W.O.R.K.S. seeks to establish Major League Soccer as a leader for improving the lives of people through sport. For more information visit the website at
MTN, a multinational telecommunications group focused on the African continent, is a proud sponsor in the fight against malaria. With over 100 million subscribers across its operations, MTN will provide communications on treatment and prevention of malaria using many vehicles including radio, print, advertising and events. MTN is also on board to distribute community materials on the correct usage of malaria bed nets and the importance of medical treatment. In conjunction with local partners, MTN also plans to facilitate the distribution of mosquito nets via MTN service centers, events and employee volunteerism. The MTN Group is a global sponsor of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ and has exclusive mobile content rights for Africa and the Middle East. In June, MTN sponsored the United Against Malaria campaign kick-off at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa.
Nando’s is an exciting new member of the United Against Malaria partnership. Famous for their flame-grilled Peri-Peri chicken, the first Nando’s restaurant was opened in 1987 in Johannesburg, South Africa by two friends, Robert Brozin and Fernando Duarte. These original founders continue to play an active role in the management and care of Nando’s. Nando’s is the largest South African restaurant group to expand worldwide. With a vision to change the way the world thinks about chicken, Nando’s restaurants are warming people’s taste-buds and souls on five continents. The group has won major awards including one of the top five most exciting food concepts in London and Restaurateur of the Year in the UK and continues to capture the hearts and taste buds of millions of customers every day.
Novartis AG is proud to be the first healthcare company to join United Against Malaria.
Novartis is committed to creating value for all patients – including those who cannot afford treatment. In 2009, Novartis’ access-to-medicines programs, valued at USD1.26 billion, reached 74 million patients around the world. Novartis’ Malaria Initiatives is the largest access-to-medicines program for the developing world in terms of deliveries and number of lives saved, according to the IFPMA. Since 2001, Novartis has supplied 280 million treatments of Coartem without profit for public sector use in malaria endemic developing countries, making it the company’s most widely-used drug and saving an estimated 700,000 lives. Novartis believes that treatment and prevention is an integral part of a comprehensive strategy to stopping malaria. When used together, bed nets, insecticides, and ACTs are effective tools to fight malaria in areas where it is transmitted.
Novartis provides healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, preventive vaccines, diagnostic tools, cost saving generic pharmaceuticals, and consumer health products. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis companies employ approximately 96,700 full-time-equivalent associates and operate in more than 140 countries around the world.
Pfizer is the world’s largest research-based pharmaceutical company. The company has dedicated itself to a platform of innovative, social responsible, and commercially viable activities to help close the malaria treatment gap in Sub-Saharan Africa.
On the eve of World Malaria Day 2010, Pfizer helped United Against Malaria celebrate the tremendous impact of U.S. investments in malaria control, supporting an evening Congressional reception on Capitol Hill. The event brought together celebrities, soccer players and politicians alike, helping raise awareness and support.
Founded in 2008, Relate is a not-for-profit social enterprise that does not rely on funding. Instead, income is generated through the creation and sale of simple decorative beaded bracelets, and used to fund a variety of beneficiaries and enterprise development initiatives. In the process, the lives of the beaders are changed as they develop skills, find employment and gain dignity.
In 2009, Relate partnered with Nando’s to launch the United Against Malaria bracelet initiative. Proceeds from each bracelet, handmade in South Africa, contribute funds to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for life-saving mosquito nets and treatment in Africa as well as the wages for the men and women who bead thebracelets, many of whom have been impacted by HIV/AIDS.
Right To Play is an international humanitarian organization that uses sport and play as a tool to foster children’s physical, social and intellectual development. In the nine years since its establishment, Right To Play has worked in more than 25 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. On average, Right To Play engages 600,000 children in regular weekly sport and play activities and it has worked with more than one million children since its establishment.
Right To Play programs incorporate a unique methodology that uses sport and play as tools for learning in four development impact areas: a) basic education and child development; b) health promotion and disease prevention; c) community development and participation; and d) conflict resolution and peace education.
The Samuel Eto’o Private Foundation was established in March 2006 as a non-profit organization operating mainly in West Africa. The goal of the Foundation is the protection of children and young people, providing emergency aid and encouraging education, basic health and social inclusion for the underprivileged to help them create opportunities for the future.
In 2012 Samuel Eto’o Fils joined UAM to end malaria deaths by delivering life-saving messages about malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment through billboards and TV and radio ads throughout Africa.
Shoprite serves 450,000 customers every week from branches across Zambia, making it the nation’s largest supermarket chain. The company’s staff donned t-shirts on a recent national match day, and are looking in to carrying the UAM logo on shopping bags and till receipts.
Speak Up Africa is an African non-profit organization headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. Speak Up Africa, an advocacy platform for public health strives to raise awareness among African people and encourage them to adopt healthy behaviors. We work for the sustainability of the current achievements in public health by involving all sectors of society likely to contribute to national efforts. Using innovative strategies, such as the involvement of celebrities and new technologies, Speak Up Africa aims to raise the profile of public health in the international agenda and especially show everyone that they have an important individual role to play.
Standard Bank forms part of one of Africa’s leading financial services groups, the Standard Bank Group Limited, a South African company with more than 50,000 employees worldwide. The majority of its staff is in Africa, where the company operates in 17 markets.
Sumitomo Chemical developed Olyset Net by incorporating insecticide into the fibre of polyethylene net. This technology produces nets that are tough, durable and wash-resistant. Olyset Net was the first LLIN to earn recommendation from WHO via the rigorous testing procedure known as WHOPES. Today, more than half of global production capacity for Olyset Net is in Africa. Sumitomo Chemical believes that to be sustainable, bednet production must be localized in Africa — and is leading the way by manufacturing Olyset Net in a 50/50 joint venture with A to Z Textile Mills in Tanzania. Initiated with a royalty-free technology transfer in 2003 — today the partnership has created 6,000 jobs in Arusha, supporting approximately 30,000 people. A new stitching factory in Ethiopia further increases African production capacity of Olyset Net.
Founded in 1913, Sumitomo Chemical Company is one of the world’s leading multinational chemical companies, with annual sales amounting to US $18.2 billion and 25,000 employees. Sumitomo Chemical includes some 100 companies operating globally in six business sectors: basic chemicals, petrochemicals, fine chemicals, IT-related chemicals, agricultural chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Continually striving to contribute to the sustainable development of society throughout the world, Sumitomo Chemical is active in helping the world control insect vectors which transmit diseases, cause human sickness and mortality, and contribute to poverty throughout the world.
The Republic of Ireland national football team is run by the Football Association of Ireland and currently plays home fixtures at Croke Park in Dublin. The team made its debut at the 1924 Olympics, reaching the quarter finals. Ireland was the first team outside of the UK to defeat England on home soil, at a fixture played at Goodison Park, Liverpool in 1949. Under the guidance of Jack Charlton and his successor Mick McCarthy, the team enjoyed its most successful era, qualifying for Euro 88, reaching the quarterfinals of the 1990 World Cup and making the last sixteen at both the 1994 and 2002 World Cups.
The TRACE Foundation
In August 2011, TRACE launched its own foundation in order to contribute to the youth’s development and success. The Trace foundation uses the enterprise’s financial resources as well as its artists and athletes network to create initiatives that will enable young people to build on strong professional careers and succeed in their personal lives. In 2013, TRACE partnered with UAM to provide in-kind distribution of 90 PSAs on TRACE AFRICA during the 2013 African Cup of Nations tournament, delivering malaria prevention and treatment through Africa’s biggest football stars to millions of viewers.
UNICEF works in more than 190 countries and areas to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. On World Malaria Day 2012 and around the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations, UNICEF partnered with the UAM on a pan-African media campaign to deliver important life saving messages around malaria prevention and treatment in more than 10 countries.
Founded in 1913, U.S. Soccer is one of the world’s first organizations to be affiliated with FIFA, the Federation Internationale de Football Association, soccer’s world governing body. U.S. Soccer has continued to grow in the 90-plus years since, and now has the largest membership among U.S. Olympic Committee national governing bodies. As the governing body of soccer in all its forms in the United States, U.S. Soccer has helped chart the course for the sport in the U.S. for more than 90 years. The Federation’s mission statement is very simple and very clear: to make soccer, in all its forms, a preeminent sport in the United States and to continue the development of soccer at all recreational and competitive levels.
VestergaardFrandsen is a leading innovator, manufacturer and exporter of complex emergency response and disease control textiles. Working in tandem with the world’s leading NGOs, VestergaardFrandsen has grown from a small family owned business started in 1957 to a global social enterprise with offices in Switzerland, Denmark, India, Ghana, Nigeria, Vietnam, Kenya, USA, Indonesia, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates.
The company has evolved into a multinational leader focused on helping to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals. It is guided by a unique Humanitarian Entrepreneurship business model. This “profit for a purpose” approach has turned humanitarian responsibility into its core business. VestergaardFrandsen’s innovative breakthrough product, PermaNet®, is the world’s best selling bed net. PermaNet 3.0 is a new generation long-lasting insecticidal net that has increased efficacy against pyrethroid-resistant malaria vectors.
Launched in 2008, Voxafrica is the first truly pan-African and bilingual TV network for Africans and diaspora communities. VoxAfrica actively works to showcase and reflect the power and promise of Africa and likes to partner with others who share its positive vision for Africa.
In 2013, VoxAfrica partnered with UAM to provide in-kind distribution PSAs during the 2013 African Cup of Nations tournament, delivering malaria prevention and treatment through Africa’s biggest football stars to millions of viewers.
From its inception in 1952, the Wasserman Foundation has consistently delivered financial resources to organizations focused on advancing and promoting education, environmental responsibility, health and welfare, and the arts. With a diversified list of recipients, the Wasserman Foundation continually strives to identify and partner with groups that are committed to having a direct impact on those less fortunate, and bettering the community at large. From its flagship initiatives including the Wasserman Scholars education program and the historic partnership with the Jules Stein Eye Institute, to supporting new endeavors in the Los Angeles community such as Teach for America, Childrens Hospital, Green Dot Public Schools, and Team HEAL, to a few select projects that work to alleviate concerns all over the world, such as the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign, the Wasserman Foundation represents the family’s passion for philanthropy and the undeterminable value of giving back.
Wasserman Media Group is a global sports and entertainment marketing company with leadership positions in athlete management, property representation and consulting. Through its worldwide platform, Wasserman connects clients across all practice areas by utilizing its proven ability and experience to create unparalleled results. Specializing in the creation and management of partnerships that engage the consumer through sports and entertainment, Wasserman’s consulting group works with companies worldwide, to manage their marketing strategies, develop strategic alliances and drive innovative programs to elevate their brands. As well, Wasserman has had unprecedented success in naming rights, sponsorships and entitlements business, having generated over $2B in revenue for our clients.
Representing the most talented athletes across baseball, basketball, BMX, golf, motocross, rugby, skateboarding, snowboarding, soccer, surfing and more, Wasserman is recognized as the leading global sports management company. Many clients from both the soccer and basketball rosters have become involved with the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign, including Toronto FC captain Dwayne DeRosario, who is the campaign’s current U.S. Ambassador on behalf of Major League Soccer, and more recently U.S. Men’s National team leader and Los Angeles Galaxy team captain Landon Donovan, who is also a leading spokesperson for the United Against Malaria campaign.
Zambeef Products plc is one of Zambia’s largest and best-known companies. It processes 60,000 beef cattle, 3.5 million chickens, 25,000 pigs as pork, 20 million eggs, 7.2 million litres of milk and dairy products, 24,000 tons of edible oils and 7.2 million loaves of bread through 101 retail outlets in Zambia and West Africa annually. It has pledged to carry the UAM logo on its trucking fleet.
Zambia’s Ministry of Health, through the National Malaria Control Centre, is implementing one of the most ambitious malaria control efforts in Africa. Together with partners, the Government of Zambia has procured and distributed nationwide the tools to fight the disease: treated mosquito nets, indoor spraying, preventive medicine for pregnant women, diagnostics—including rapid tests—and treatment for those with confirmed malaria. To increase the use of these commodities the national program has a strategic communication approach that, in addition to the usual channels, taps community leaders (religious, traditional, political), community media and others with recognized and respected influence. That’s why the UAM campaign makes sense in Zambia. A nation gripped by football fever, using the sport and its players to share lifesaving messages is an innovative and effective way to fight the fever of malaria.
Zambian Breweries is the country’s leading beverage company and a sponsor of the national football team. It recently teamed up with UAM to produce t-shirts for ball-boys at a national match.