Naomi Kodama

Since age 8, Naomi S. Kodama, (now 17), has worked with the United Nations Foundation’s malaria eradication campaign, “Nothing But Nets.” Recognized by the United Nations Foundation as the 25th Champion of Nothing But Nets in 2011, (in 7th grade), Naomi has continued to work on different campaigns alongside Nothing But Nets, and has traveled to Mali, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and South Africa to deliver malaria bed nets, books, and stuffed animals to various orphanages and childcare centers. When she is at home attending school, Naomi puts forth an effort to create awareness about malaria, and works to involve her peers. However, spreading the “buzz” does not end within the limits of the classroom. When she was 13, Naomi was invited to speak at a high school in Mainz, Germany, and when she was 14, she was invited to speak at the United Nations Foundation Headquarters as a part of the United Nations Youth Ambassadors program, and has spoken as a part of that program in other years at the United Nations Headquarters and UNICEF Headquarters. She also spoke about malaria on behalf of Nothing But Nets at the Social Good Summit in New York in 2013: an event with over 2 million twitter followings that was broadcasted live to over 100 countries in 7 different languages. Founding member of United Nations – Nothing But Nets Champions Council, Naomi was recently recognized this September 2015, as Outstanding Student Leader by the St. Louis County, MO, USA.


Joanne Rinaldo

2015-10-16 18:00

Naomi's passion and dedication to helping others is inspiring to me and others. She is a great role model not just to others her own age but even to those many times her age.

Tsutomu Taiki

2015-10-16 17:13


Raquel Silingovschi

2015-10-16 14:41

Boa sorte!!!!

Adriana FAngmann

2015-10-16 09:34

Good luck!!!

Queenette Ekomaru

2015-10-16 08:02

Keep up the good work! We are proud of you. Form Nigeria!

Fabio Fagundes

2015-10-16 05:44

Good Luck!

Jonathan Gray

2015-10-16 05:40

Greetings from JCI De La Ciudad de Panamá. Selene Núñez just told us about Naomi and I am voting. Congrats and the best of luck.

Ernesto Sunago

2015-10-16 05:36

Boa Sorte !!

Kalada Apiafi

2015-10-16 05:15

My daughter just voted!!!!!

Daniela Kreuz

2015-10-16 05:02

Congratulations and good luck Naomi. Novo Hamburgo/ Brasil!

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