• MAF Technologies PNG’s drive to prevent deadly coronavirus misinformation

    MAF Technologies PNG’s drive to prevent deadly coronavirus misinformation

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    Human Rights Watch is calling on PNG's authorities to stop disinformation about Covid-19. As coronavirus takes its toll, a growing number of women are being accused of sorcery - at least five have been brutally attacked since March. In response, MAF Technologies PNG is raising vital awareness about the disease...

  • Draper, Mark and Steph

    Draper, Mark and Steph

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    Having been accepted by MAF in May 2021 and well on his way to completing his Aircraft Maintenance Licence, the family will move to Uganda in 2022 where Mark will work as an aircraft engineer. Steph also plans to investigate how to use her skills as a midwife to care for the people of Uganda once the family has settled into their new life in Kampala.

  • Veale, Matthew

    Veale, Matthew

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    Matthew has been 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 assists The HALO Trust with new demining project in Angola

    MAF assists The HALO Trust with new demining project in Angola

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    It’s been 19 years since Angola’s civil war ended, but still the country is riddled with landmines, which continue to devastate the lives of ordinary people. This month, work started in Cuando Cubango Province in the south, to rid the area of 153 minefields. It would not be possible for HALO to do their work without MAF pilots like Marijn Goud…

  • MAF delivers copies of Bible in Chadian Arabic for the first time

    MAF delivers copies of Bible in Chadian Arabic for the first time

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    25 years in the making, the entire Bible has finally been translated into Chadian Arabic. On 28 May, MAF delivered copies to the remote northern town of Bardaï and dispatched a further batch to Dar Sila in eastern Chad on 24 June. MAF’s Katie Machell reports…

  • In Conversation with MAF Aircraft Engineer - Andy Swanson

    In Conversation with MAF Aircraft Engineer - Andy Swanson

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    Here is your chance to meet MAF engineer Andy Swanson, speaking live and direct from Uganda, Africa.

  • MAF PNG at 70 – retired pilot Max Meyers meanders down memory lane

    MAF PNG at 70 – retired pilot Max Meyers meanders down memory lane

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    On 7 May 1951, MAF conducted its first ever flight in Papua New Guinea. 70 years later, MAF is still going strong and is the longest serving operator in the country. Max joined MAF PNG as a pilot in 1961. From thousands of flights over 17 years, Max remembers one passenger who he’ll never forget…

  • MAF enables nurse to deliver lifesaving training to Liberian health workers

    MAF enables nurse to deliver lifesaving training to Liberian health workers

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    Since nurses like Margot Biggs have delivered the WHO’s 'Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment’ course in Liberia, child mortality rates across Africa have decreased by 45% according to the African Journal of Emergency Medicine. Without MAF however, it would take Margot days to reach these remote locations by road. MAF’s Katie Machell reports…

  • Greer Lowe cycles 75 miles for his 75th birthday, raising over £11,000 for MAF

    Greer Lowe cycles 75 miles for his 75th birthday, raising over £11,000 for MAF

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    Greer Lowe - fundraiser and father of MAF pilot Jonathan Lowe – loves cycling. To mark his 75th birthday, Greer led a cycling challenge with friends along the Northern Irish coast in aid of MAF’s 7&5 Challenge. MAF’s Jo Lamb takes up the story…

  • MAF partner completes Bible translation for remote Papuan tribe

    MAF partner completes Bible translation for remote Papuan tribe

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    It has taken 64 years to translate the entire Bible into the Damal Tribe’s local language. Missionaries, John and Helen Ellenberger - now both aged 88 - began their life’s work back in 1957 when they first set sail for ‘Dutch New Guinea’. MAF’s Linda Ringenberg charts their amazing adventure and how MAF has supported them every step of the way…

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