Fly Trap out of Plastic Bottles PDF
House flies are a nuisance. They have also been shown to be important in spreading diarrhoea and trachoma. It is true you can get a commercially produced fly traps which have been used for nearly 50 years in Israel. However due to the cost, those have not spread to the developing world. The simple fly trap shown here, in one situation in Kenya, has led to a decline in the fly population by 40% and the incidences of new cases of trachoma by 30%. Children enjoy making and using them.
In this free information sheet you will find simple yet effective solution to common problems. Above all we are concerned with how limited are resources in primary health care everywhere. For this reason we need to use local resources wherever possible and plastic bottles can be recycled in a number of ways.
Clearly illustrated with through instructions this information sheet will become a staple resource in your community.
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