Author Archives: Jill Holmes

Jill HolmesJill Holmes and her husband Dave, a pilot/mechanic, serve in Mozambique, Africa. Jill works at the office and teaches martial arts. To learn more about the Holmes family, visit maf.org/holmes

It Takes a Village to Help a Village

In mid-March, Cyclone Idai hit central Mozambique around the city of Beira. Just weeks later, Cyclone Kenneth hit northern Mozambique north of the city of Pemba. Being located in Nampula, north of Beira and south of Pemba, MAF was uniquely positioned to be among the very first on the scene to help with both disasters.

Processing Cyclone Idai

I just returned home from Beira, Mozambique, after helping with the MAF response to Cyclone Idai. We showed up on the first day the Beira Airport reopened after being battered by the storm. We arrived on our Cessna Caravan that is normally based in Nampula, in the northern part of the country. The emergency response […]

Technology Helps

I recently went with my husband, Dave, to MAF’s Africa Region IT (information technology) conference in Kampala, Uganda. Situated on Lake Victoria, we were able to enjoy God’s creation while tinkering with technology.

Famous Crowned Crane of Uganda.

Though labeled an Africa Region conference, there were also folks from the United States, Europe, Indonesia, and […]