• Hone, Alan and Annette

    Hone, Alan and Annette

    Staff

    Alan and Annette have just arrived in Papua New Guinea to serve with MAF for 12 months. They will be based in Mount Hagen where Alan will be exploring a new role within the maintenance team as Infrastructure Projects Manager. Annette will be working out where she can best help -a very exciting prospect!

  • Nobel Peace laureate recalls MAF evacuation amid ongoing death threats

    Nobel Peace laureate recalls MAF evacuation amid ongoing death threats

    News

    MAF partner and gynaecologist, Dr Denis Mukwege, has been protected by UN peacekeepers since a failed assassination attempt in 2012. Dr Mukwege recounts his life-saving evacuation by MAF in 1996, when war broke out in the DRC…

  • In Conversation with MAF Programme Manager - Stewart Ayling

    In Conversation with MAF Programme Manager - Stewart Ayling

    Event

    Come and hear MAF Programme Manager - Stewart Ayling talk about his work with MAF and what it's like serving as Programme Manager in Tanzania. Bring your questions and find out more about what it's like to work for MAF.

  • In Conversation with MAF Engineer - Dave Waterman

    In Conversation with MAF Engineer - Dave Waterman

    Event

    Come and hear MAF Engineer Dave Waterman talk about his work with MAF and what it's like serving as an avionics engineer based in Uganda.

  • In Conversation with MAF Pilot - Danny Gill

    In Conversation with MAF Pilot - Danny Gill

    Event

    Come and hear MAF Pilot Danny Gill talk about his work with MAF and what it's like flying in South Sudan. Bring your questions and find out more about what it's like to work for MAF.

  • MAF creates safe passage in the DRC for women traumatised by war

    MAF creates safe passage in the DRC for women traumatised by war

    News

    As another former rebel leader from the DRC is arrested for ‘crimes against humanity’ including mass rape, survivors of sexual violence continue to seek treatment. Despite war-torn infrastructure, MAF has set up a travel corridor between Panzi Hospital and remote villages, enabling these women to get the help that they desperately need…

  • Smith, Nathanael

    Smith, Nathanael

    Staff

    Nathanael is the first person to be enrolled on MAF UK’s Engineer Trainee programme. He will spend four years training in the UK before joining an MAF programme. He will be part of a team helping to maintain our planes so we can enable our partners to reach isolated communities.

  • MAF Papua New Guinea medevacs tree-climbing boy on New Year’s Eve

    MAF Papua New Guinea medevacs tree-climbing boy on New Year’s Eve

    News

    On the very last day of 2020, MAF Pilot – Philipp Sutter, gets an unexpected request. He’s asked to medevac 10-year-old Mark from the remote PNG village of Wawoi Falls who fell out of a tree and broke his leg. Philipp recalls his final rescue mission of the year...

  • Upcoming Uganda elections - praying for peace

    Upcoming Uganda elections - praying for peace

    News

    As Uganda counts down to its presidential elections on 14 January, civil unrest has erupted just a couple of miles from where MAF staff live. They have smelt tear gas and heard gunshots and are taking all the necessary precautions. We get the latest from MAF staff in the area..

  • Fistula patients in South Sudan recover on mattresses flown in by MAF

    Fistula patients in South Sudan recover on mattresses flown in by MAF

    News

    Mattresses are basic, yet fundamental, when helping patients recover more comfortably from fistula surgery. Such operations to rectify childbirth injuries in South Sudan cannot take place unless there are enough mattresses for the women undergoing surgery. MAF’s Jenny Davies finds out how 44 mattresses flown in by MAF are crucial to Amref’s work…

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