Tackling Bible Poverty

Tackling Bible Poverty

“Bible poverty, simply put, is when a person or people(s) do not have meaningful access to the Bible in their mother tongue or heart language.” – Andrew Heffren. On a recent flight, Angelina reflected on their journey so far.

From Twin Otter to Cessna Caravan

Brad Venter PNG

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.

The Power of Love

Empower One’s vision is also to reach the unreached with God’s love, which makes for a perfect partnership with MAF. Mark Liprini, MAF SA pilot flew the team to the Rhino Refugee Camp.

Safety and Shelter at Last

The principle of ‘women in a safe space’ is fundamental to the work of an organisation we support at the Rhino Refugee Camp in Uganda. Mark Liprini, MAF SA Pilot flew a team to see the good work.

Medevac Mission

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.

Age is no Barrier

Jill Vine reports on her experience with two ladies who MAF have supported over the years. The 80-year-old Spanish Sister and 89-year-old Canadian Sister are on the mission field and making a difference daily.

Clinics off airstrips

The Endanyawish landscape is dry and dusty. The airstrip parallels a short mountain ridge with a small marshy lake close by. The landing is tricky with a sharp turn at the beginning in front of the ridge, and winds that must be taken seriously.

What’s it like flying in PNG?

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.

Reaching refugees

Jon Cadd, MAF’s East DRC programme manager reports on the refugee camps in Bunia. Violence and conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has caused thousands of displaced people to flood the city of Bunia, where two makeshifts refugee camps have sprung up. Violence and conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has caused thousands of displaced people to flood the city of Bunia, where two makeshifts refugee camps have sprung up.

A double rescue act

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.