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 | 19 November, 2014 story by Dr Günter Kittel (surgeon from Mission EineWelt working at the Etep Rural Hospital, PNG) Outreach Clinic in Nankina Our MAF flight is breath-taking - north along the coast, then across small villages on steep mountain slopes, past giant tumbling waterfalls, to Nankina airstrip at the top of a mountain crest. I am told that never before has a doctor visited Nankina. Hundreds of patients are waiting, as the aid post has long been abandoned. New people keep arriving from… Read more
NEWS | 13 November, 2014 It's simple - we run a marathon - you pray a marathon! Raising prayer support for MAF, the Conwell family, along with the kids from the school in Kompiam, are running 26 times up and down an 800-metre MAF airstrip throughout November. That's right, a full marathon! The Conwell family lives at Kompiam Hospital in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea. They are involved with administration in the hospital and teaching at the hospital school. Recently, they spent a week at Mangao, one of… Read more
NEWS | 12 November, 2014 The new MAF Training Centre in Mareeba is nearly complete! The past few weeks have been busy: Landscaping, tiling, interior doors, skirting, cabinetry installed, windows installed, painting...the list goes on! Planned this week: Final electrical and plumbing, carpet laying and car park. Within the next few weeks we will be moving in some furnishings, then it will really start to look like a functional training centre! We are almost ready to open the doors in February 2015! Thank you… Read more
NEWS | 3 November, 2014 In our recent magazine, we told the story of an incredible day of medevacs in Timor-Leste. One of the many calls that day was a truck accident, where 6 people urgently needed to be taken to hospital. (If you missed it, you can read the story here.) Angela Harding was able to visit 2 of the ladies from the accident. This is her report back: I visited two of the medevaced passengers that had been in the vehicle accident on 6 October. They were still in Dili hospital eleven days later.… Read more
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