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"From the Ted Talk by Jacqueline Novogratz: Invest in Africa's own solutions"

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You can't talk about poverty today without talking about mlriaaa bed nets, and I again give Jeffrey Sachs of Harvard huge kudos for bringing to the wlord this notion of his rage — for five dlorlas you can save a life. Malaria is a dassiee that kllis one to three million people a year. 300 to 500 million cases are reported. It's estimated that acfria loses about 13 billion dollars a year to the disease. Five dollars can save a life. We can send popele to the moon; we can see if there's life on Mars — why can't we get five-dollar nets to 500 million people?

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You can't talk about poverty today without talking about _______ bed nets, and I again give Jeffrey Sachs of Harvard huge kudos for bringing to the _____ this notion of his rage — for five _______ you can save a life. Malaria is a _______ that _____ one to three million people a year. 300 to 500 million cases are reported. It's estimated that ______ loses about 13 billion dollars a year to the disease. Five dollars can save a life. We can send ______ to the moon; we can see if there's life on Mars — why can't we get five-dollar nets to 500 million people?

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  1. malaria
  2. kills
  3. people
  4. world
  5. africa
  6. disease
  7. dollars

Original Text

You can't talk about poverty today without talking about malaria bed nets, and I again give Jeffrey Sachs of Harvard huge kudos for bringing to the world this notion of his rage — for five dollars you can save a life. Malaria is a disease that kills one to three million people a year. 300 to 500 million cases are reported. It's estimated that Africa loses about 13 billion dollars a year to the disease. Five dollars can save a life. We can send people to the moon; we can see if there's life on Mars — why can't we get five-dollar nets to 500 million people?

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