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

    MAF enables nurse to deliver lifesaving training to Liberian health workers

    News

    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

    News

    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

    News

    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…

  • MAF Scotland Celebrates 75 Years

    MAF Scotland Celebrates 75 Years

    Campaign

    We invite you to join with the MAF Scotland office to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of Mission Aviation Fellowship, through the raising of £7,500 which will help fund life-changing flights across the world.

  • MAF conducts aerial survey to assess flood damage in Timor Leste

    MAF conducts aerial survey to assess flood damage in Timor Leste

    News

    Following Timor Leste’s ‘worst flood in 40 years’ according to the UN’s World Food Programme, MAF conducted several flights in April to help assess the devastation. By air, MAF enabled the UNWFP and government officials to obtain good data in days rather than weeks to inform their emergency response…

  • Living with Malaria

    Living with Malaria

    Story

    The eye-opening journey of one MAF family who have battled the side-effects of malaria for longer than anyone imagined.

  • HF radio throws a lifeline to islanders ahead of PNG’s new restrictions

    HF radio throws a lifeline to islanders ahead of PNG’s new restrictions

    News

    As Covid cases skyrocket in Papua New Guinea, never before has communication been more vital for remote islanders. MAF Technologies PNG was able to install High Frequency radio for the first time on Wuvulu Island just before PNG’s Prime Minister announced his latest ‘national isolation strategy’. MAF’s Joy Suarkia reports…

  • MAF partner, 'Ambassador Aviation' evacuates refugees in Mozambique

    MAF partner, 'Ambassador Aviation' evacuates refugees in Mozambique

    News

    Thousands of people have fled Palma on the northeast coast of Mozambique following terror attacks on 24 March. Since 31 March, local MAF partner – Ambassador Aviation – has rescued more than 1,000 refugees in a joint emergency evacuation effort…

  • MAF flies AstraZeneca vaccine to remotest Lesotho

    MAF flies AstraZeneca vaccine to remotest Lesotho

    News

    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

    News

    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…

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