Welcome to Papua New Guinea! This is a country filled with rich culture, dense jungles and beautiful people. Thank you for travelling with us… Around the World.
The huge crowd gathering at the airstrip is there to welcome the new aircraft, the Cessna 208. Many of them are dressed in traditional costumes showing their appreciation and subsequently the need for MAF to serve their community.
Pilots, Michael and Judith Dupuis were enjoying some quiet reflection on Good Friday when a phone call from Flight Operations Manager Brad Venter interrupted them. A medical evacuation flight was needed for a man who had been brutally attacked by a wild pig. The following are the morning’s events told by Judith.
Flying for MAF is nothing like flying for a commercial airline. Dave Rogers, an MAF pilot based in Papua New Guinea, answers the question, “What’s it like flying in PNG?” from his perspective, flying an Airvan GA8 out of Goroka.
Satish Moka, a new MAF pilot and husband to MAF PNG’s new HR manager Sonali Ghosh, joined his wife and sons in Papua New Guinea. During his settling in period, he received a phone call which allowed him be part of a very unique double rescue mission – one technical and the other life-saving.
MAF has been working closely with our partners to respond to needs in remote communities in the wake of the 7.6 earthquakes that struck Papua New Guinea on the 26th of February 2018.
Light and darkness are generally synonymous with good and evil. But in the Bikaru tribe of Papua New Guinea (PNG) it has an interesting twist. At night the people hang lights under their huts built on stilts, believing this will ward off evil spirits wanting to kill them. Some in the small tribe have become believers in Jesus and turned off their lights. Nights have become darker as light has entered the hearts of a terrified people.
A workshop in Papua New Guinea teaches women how to be free from the fear of sorcery and magic through a deeper understanding of who God is.
Michelle Venter, a South African woman, shares her experience of living as an MAF missionary in Papua New Guinea with her husband and three children.