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Here are some MAF events and ways you can get involved in your local area. To find out more, please email Marc.

Why not make a big difference to isolated communities by taking part in The 7&5 Challenge?

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  • MAF partner, 'Ambassador Aviation' evacuates refugees fleeing from IS linked attacks in Mozambique

    MAF partner, 'Ambassador Aviation' evacuates refugees fleeing from IS linked attacks in Mozambique

    Dozens of civilians have been killed and at least 11,000 displaced, following the invasion of Palma on the northeast coast of Mozambique (BBC). Since 1 April, local MAF partner – Ambassador Aviation – has rescued over 200 refugees in a joint emergency evacuation effort…

  • MAF flies AstraZeneca vaccine to remotest Lesotho

    MAF flies AstraZeneca vaccine to remotest Lesotho

    The only way for the coronavirus vaccine to reach the mountain people of Kuebunyane is by an MAF airplane. MAF pilot, Grant Strugnell, was privileged to transport the region’s first batch of life-saving vaccines, so Kuebunyane’s frontline health workers could get inoculated…

  • Flying the coronavirus vaccine to the ends of the earth

    Flying the coronavirus vaccine to the ends of the earth

    As the UN–backed COVAX inoculation programme slowly rolls out across developing countries, MAF plays its part in transporting the vaccine and medical staff to the remotest places on earth. MAF’s Jo Lamb caught up with Vaughan Woodward - Deputy Director of MAF’s Global Disaster Response - to find out how MAF is helping to vaccinate the world…

  • MAF flies orthopaedic doctors to treat deformities in remotest Kenya

    MAF flies orthopaedic doctors to treat deformities in remotest Kenya

    This month, MAF joined forces with charity, CURE International to facilitate mobile medical clinics on Lamu Island and in Bura Town – two isolated communities in southern Kenya. Over 80 patients were treated for numerous conditions including cerebral palsy, club foot and cleft palate. MAF's Jenny Davies reports...

  • Jo Lamb braves freezing conditions and raises over £1,500 for MAF

    Jo Lamb braves freezing conditions and raises over £1,500 for MAF

    Writer and Folkestone mum-of-two, Jo Lamb, loves sea swimming. During winter 2020, she decided to take part in MAF’s ‘7&5 Challenge'– a fundraising campaign to commemorate MAF’s 75th year. £1,500 later, Jo is still going strong and invites fellow MAF supporters to take up a ‘7&5’ challenge of their own….

  • Honouring Betty Greene – the world’s first female mission pilot

    Honouring Betty Greene – the world’s first female mission pilot

    As we celebrate ‘International Women’s Day’, we pay tribute to Betty Greene – one of MAF’s founding members who piloted MAF’s first ever flight. MAF’s Jo Lamb charts Betty’s stunning achievements in what was, back then, a very male dominated world…

  • MAF medevacs Hollywood actor, Ashley Judd, after shattering her leg in the DRC

    MAF medevacs Hollywood actor, Ashley Judd, after shattering her leg in the DRC

    Activist, Ashley Judd - and star of ‘Double Jeopardy’ and ‘Divergent’ - was medevacked to safety by MAF on 5 February after sustaining a severe leg injury during a wildlife research trip in the DRC. Ashley recounts her 55-hour ordeal to New York Times journalist, Nicholas Kristof….

  • Solar power soars in Papua New Guinea

    Solar power soars in Papua New Guinea

    In the last five years, increasing demand for solar energy installations in Papua New Guinea has resulted in a new Solar and Electrical Department for 'MAF Technology Services PNG'. MAF's Joy Suarkia looks back on how they've been meeting the demand…

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Events

We're always out and about, taking part in various festivals and conferences as well as speaking at lots of group meetings. We'd love the chance to say hi, so make sure you check out our events page to see when we're next in your area.

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