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MAF assisting in fight against latest Ebola outbreak

2018-06-18T11:04:28+00:00

Mission Aviation Fellowship has joined the response by flying medical personnel and supplies into the DRC. Nineteen people have died and 39 more are infected from the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the World Health Organization (WHO). News outlets report that 393 people identified as [...]

MAF assisting in fight against latest Ebola outbreak 2018-06-18T11:04:28+00:00

Students Take Off in Mount Elgin, Ontario

2018-06-14T12:32:03+00:00

This spring, a grade 7 class in southwestern Ontario decided to take off on a new learning adventure as they spent a week doing projects related to MAF! This spring, a grade 7 class in southwestern Ontario decided to take off on a new learning adventure as they spent a week doing projects [...]

Students Take Off in Mount Elgin, Ontario 2018-06-14T12:32:03+00:00

All the small things

2018-05-12T10:55:16+00:00

Today's wake up call happened at 4:22am, when little feet padded into my room and complained about a sore stomach. Story by Chaundra Eagar. Matt left in the dark yesterday morning, and spent the night in Mvolo, South Sudan with the group he flew up there, and I’m wondering how he’s making out now [...]

All the small things 2018-05-12T10:55:16+00:00

Love in Action

2018-05-07T14:17:52+00:00

MAF Pilot Melvin Peters helps a school for the blind by flying and installing a gutter system for rainwater collection. Jubilee Boarding School provides opportunities for visually impaired students from villages in Northern Kenya. MAF pilot Melvin Peters has helped the school recently by flying and installing a gutter system for rainwater collection. In [...]

Love in Action 2018-05-07T14:17:52+00:00

Who Maintains the Many Little Airstrips We Land on?

2018-05-06T18:04:40+00:00

It is Not an Easy Task to Keep the Little Bush Airstrips in Operational Condition to Comply With the High MAF Standards for Safety. Who maintains the many little airstrips we land on? It's the local communities! In 2017, our MAF aircraft landed on 217 different airstrips across the mainland of Papua New Guinea, [...]

Who Maintains the Many Little Airstrips We Land on? 2018-05-06T18:04:40+00:00

Restoration of the Forgotten

2018-05-06T17:22:20+00:00

MAF Assists Missionaries in Helping the Turkana People of Lokichoggio in Northern Kenya in an Ever-Expanding Ministry of Schools, Evangelism, Community Development, and Food Distribution. After serving MAF on and off in Chad, Kenya and Sudan since the eighties – KeA as a pilot and Birgitta with bookkeeping and flight following – KeA was [...]

Restoration of the Forgotten 2018-05-06T17:22:20+00:00

Bringing Healthy Smiles in Arnhem Land

2018-05-06T17:23:06+00:00

MAF and Laynha Health are partnering together to bring health and education to the isolated communities of Arnhem Land. It was not your usual dentist visit! Treatments from the Dental Therapist took place under the shade of a tree and children brushed their teeth under a nearby garden tap. MAF and Laynha Health are [...]

Bringing Healthy Smiles in Arnhem Land 2018-05-06T17:23:06+00:00

Five new Cessna Caravans for MAF Papua New Guinea

2018-04-12T23:53:29+00:00

Textron Aviation and Mission Aviation Fellowship International announce firm order for five Cessna Caravans, creating an exclusively Caravan MAF Papua New Guinea fleet. PAPUA NEW GUINEA (March 09, 2018) Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) International are pleased to announce the order of five Cessna Caravan 208 [...]

Five new Cessna Caravans for MAF Papua New Guinea 2018-04-12T23:53:29+00:00

Fifteen Thousand Feathered Friends

2018-04-12T23:52:37+00:00

During March 2018, the plane in Timor-Leste flew sick patients to receive medical care, flew government officials, transported staff from aid and development organisations... along with delivering 15,000 baby chicks!. Fifteen thousand chickens! A local business importing and selling chickens has begun in the Oecusse region of Timor Leste. This is a small pocket [...]

Fifteen Thousand Feathered Friends 2018-04-12T23:52:37+00:00

Making a Meal of Airstrip Maintenance in Lesotho

2018-04-12T23:54:05+00:00

MAF Pilots Joey Martin and Jason Thiemann explain how a good meal makes all the difference when it comes to airstrip maintenance in Lesotho. 'Letsema is kind of like an old-fashioned barn-raising' explains Joey Martin a pilot and engineer from the US who moved to the Lesotho last year with his family from Democratic [...]

Making a Meal of Airstrip Maintenance in Lesotho 2018-04-12T23:54:05+00:00