The Lord sent Brenda to places where no one else wanted to go to pioneer evangelise and rescue orphans and widows, in Mozambique’s most remote areas.
There is a small village in western Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) called Muzombo. It is isolated, surrounded by jungle and dirt roads. Many hours from a hospital, most Congolese people couldn’t plot Muzombo on a map, it’s that remote.
Hannah contracted malaria in April 2019 while serving with MAF in Liberia. Despite taking all the advised antimalarial medication, she suffered an acute form of the disease. Four years on, Hannah still experiences side-effects, and her life has never been the same.
According to Rotarians Against Malaria (RAM), 70% of deaths in PNG are caused by malaria. MAF flew to Lapalama twice in February 2023 to deliver 41 bales of mosquito nets to be distributed among the rural community as part of an ongoing partnership with RAM.
In 2017 Claudine gave birth naturally to conjoined twins Anick and Destin in a village so remote, most Congolese couldn’t plot it on a map. Given a five percent chance of survival, a MAF medevac flew them to the capital for separation surgery. It was the first successful operation of its kind ever recorded.
Scovia received her first malaria diagnosis as a one-year-old baby. She was born healthy, the youngest of three siblings. Scovia’s mother Jane Feku explains her extraordinary and life-changing symptoms, and how the disease has impacted their family.