MAF is a not-for-profit team of aviation professionals providing air transport in places of deepest human need - remote places where flying is not a luxury, but a lifeline. For over 60 years, MAF has flown over jungles, mountains, swamps and deserts to bring thousands of men, women and children medical care, emergency relief, long-term development and Christian hope.
NEWS | 24 July, 2015 by LuAnne Cadd “Let me tell you the story of a young girl from Nepal,” Jack Reid says. It’s a heartbreaking story. Jack has been describing the Nepal earthquake, the urgent needs of the mountain people, and what his organization - Mountain Child - is doing to help alleviate the suffering caused by the earthquake. Sex trafficking The girl’s story, however, has nothing to do with the earthquake, or so it seems. It’s a horrifying tale of an 11-year-old girl from the… Read more
NEWS | 22 July, 2015 Dr. Tim Kubacki flies with MAF on his monthly rounds with the Clinica da Videira (Clinic of Truth) as he visits rural and isolated areas of Angola to provide medical care and the hope of the Gospel. Dr. Kubacki, along with his wife Betsy and their four children, work with CEML hospital and currently live in Cavango where Dr. Kubacki is the lone doctor at the rural hospital. By Dr. Tim Kubacki A few months ago we flew with MAF to various remote sites in Angola to work medical clinics.… Read more
NEWS | 22 June, 2015 story by Angela Harding Optometrist Andrew Koch has been making trips to Timor-Leste each year for the past 14 years. As part of a team of Australian volunteers supported by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Optometry Giving Sight, Andrew now sees his main role as that of working alongside the local health workers, providing training, mentoring, resourcing and quality control. MAF pilot Jonathan Lowe flew the team to Suai. During their five-day visit, the ophthalmological team… Read more
NEWS | 4 June, 2015 An urgent call had come from Balimo Hospital asking for an immediate medevac. But MAF pilot Markus Bischoff knew there was a big problem: Balimo airstrip was closed. Two men had been out hunting in this swampy area, and as dusk descended Gawak’s friend mistook him for prey and accidentally speared him in the back! It wasn’t until the next morning that Gawak was taken to the hospital in Balimo, only to be told they did not have a doctor there. He would have to be urgently… Read more
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