A group of elementary students poses for the camera in front of their work related to malaria transmisson in Africa.
Students from St. Scholastica Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya, present their findings from mosquito habitat mapping that demonstrate the link between changing weather patterns to malaria occurrences. Working in schools deepens the next generation's understanding of climate change.

Postcard From the Field: Students Investigate Weather, Climate, and Malaria

By Climatelinks

Students from St. Scholastica Primary School in Nairobi, Kenya studied the links between weather patterns and malaria occurrences using mosquito habitat mapping within the Lake Victoria region in Kenya. They presented their findings during SERVIR East and Southern Africa 2019 Space Challenge for Primary and Secondary Schools.

Postcards from the field features submissions to the Climatelinks photo gallery. This photo was submitted to the “Planning a food-secure future” category of the 2019 Climatelinks photo contest. The Climatelinks community is encouraged to submit new photos to the gallery through this submission form.

Adaptation, Health
Strategic Objective
Adaptation, Integration
Education, Health, Weather



Climatelinks is a global knowledge portal for USAID staff, implementing partners, and the broader community working at the intersection of climate change and international development. The portal curates and archives technical guidance and knowledge related to USAID’s work to help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change. 

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