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 | 14 June, 2013 Story by Paul Beck ( All images credit Medair) There is no ideal location for a woman in labour to start experiencing complications. However, a remote region of impoverished South Sudan may well be one of the worst places. When Nyandeang, a 16 year-old mother-to-be, entered a fourth day of obstructed labour, it was clear she needed to be in the country’s best hospital as soon as possible. The distance and time involved in an overland trip to Juba, South Sudan’s capital ruled out... Read more
NEWS | 12 June, 2013 It is with sadness that we advise that last night at around 6pm Ruth Ussher went to be with the Lord. Ruth is the mother of Sue, and mother-in-law of Regional Director Stephen Charlesworth. She and her husband Winston have had a long history with MAF. Following extensive service in PNG, the Usshers were involved in senior management in the Asia Pacific region and most recently established and led the Cambodian programme. We give thanks for their dedicated service to MAF and their obvious... Read more
NEWS | 10 June, 2013 Story by Paul Beck As MAF celebrates 50 years of flying in Tanzania, there is much to thank God for. A base in neighbouring Kenya opened in 1959, and flights from there to Tanzania started a few years later. MAF Co-found Stuart King initially visited the country in response to a request from Yohanna Madinda, the Bishop of Central Tanganyika (as the region was known at the time) to establish a base inside Tanzania. Recent political developments had resulted in newly-centralised villages... Read more
NEWS | 6 June, 2013 By Paul Beck Every Village is behind a transformational ministry across South Sudan. The country’s minimal infrastructure remains a major obstacle though, making the organisation’s partnership with MAF vital. Two key members of Every Village staff explain more. Blake Mankin - Every Village Advocacy Director We’re incredibly grateful for the way MAF makes such profound impact in South Sudan possible. Each March, MAF enables us to bring key Every Village supporters to each... Read more
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