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  1. Chagas is a disease caused by a parasite namedTrypanosoma cruzi. The parasite is transmitted to humans through the bite of an insect known as the kissing bug, vinchuca, chinche, barbeiro and scientifically calledTriatoma infestans. This video discusses methods to help prevent this disease....  
  2. This animation explains how to store grains using best practices for bag storage. It deals with how to prepare the grain for storage, transport the bags, and how to properly store the bags. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based program. SAWBO...  
  3. Drip Irrigation is a technique that allows you to consistently water your entire crop. This technique is especially helpful during a drought or dry season. This technique must be combined with Raised Planting Beds. Please watch our animation on Raised Planting Beds before attempting Drip...  
  4. West Nile Virus is a disease transmitted by the bite of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes acquire the virus by feeding on the blood of infected migratory birds. A common female mosquito,Culex pipiens, is the main mosquito responsible for the transmission of the virus. However, other species, such asAedes...  
  5. Tuberculosis is a common infection and contagious disease caused by a bacterium that usually lodges in the lungs. These 4 minutes and 31 seconds give general information about this disease and provide an important message: TB is treatable and curable. The video also illustrates some significant...  
  6. Zika is a disease caused by a particular flavivirus. The virus is primarily transmitted to people through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito which also transmits dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. There are reports of sexual transmission and transmission by an infected mother to her...  
  7. Yellow Fever is a disease caused by a virus that is transmitted to people through the bite of the femaleAedes aegyptimosquito and other mosquito species. The symptoms of this disease are as follows: chills, fever, muscle aches, headache, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting. This video describes...  
  8. In this animation we will explain what needs to be done in a meeting where a loan has been requested. We discuss how to determine both the purpose and process of taking a loan. This is the fifth out of six microfinance animations in this animation series. Scientific Animations Without Borders...  
  9. In this animation, you will learn the steps necessary to start every meeting in a savings group and then the process of taking a loan. It is the fourth animation out of six in the microfinance animation series. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based...  
  10. The following animation explains the process of developing charcoal filtration systems using sand. It is a simple process that helps to remove many, but not all, pollutants in water that can otherwise cause health problems. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State...