According to local NGO Pilgrim Africa Malaria perpetuates poverty as families who know that they’ll be forced to bury multiple kids before they reach the age of 5 are more inclined to have as many children as possible. (Photo courtesy Pilgrim Africa)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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