By Joe Adams
Sefiri Sepheephee pressed end on his phone and plugged it into the power station in a stone rondavel (mokhoro) in Matsaile, Lesotho. Warm thoughts of his wife and young children back in the capital city, Maseru, filled his mind, offsetting the bitter cold of the mountain air fighting its way into the drafty […]
One family’s faithfulness leads to lasting transformation in the Congo
As the passengers stepped off the MAF airplane, a large crowd welcomed them with joyful singing and clapping. Then they walked along a dirt path to the village of Mbongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Grings family members arrive at the Ipope […]
A unique partnership is bringing hope to the mountains of Lesotho
The sun sets on the Tlhanyaku valley in Lesotho. Photo by Lem Malabuyo.
A mother and her two children hiked uphill carrying empty five-gallon plastic jugs. Dry season in the mountains of Lesotho means water is scarce.
Headed in a different direction, members of the […]
How one MAF couple builds bridges in their neighborhood
The angry shouts of the men circling her car were drowned out by the frantic crying of baby Otis in the back seat. Their forceful gestures commanded her to open the door.
Nicole de Jongh rolled down the window a fraction of an inch to hear their words. […]
Jill writes from our base in Mozambique.
We are required to count our aircraft parts inventory by the end of November. This means the week of Thanksgiving we needed to get all the parts counted and adjustments made. The inventory count requires going through tubs and tubs of aircraft parts, counting each screw, grommet, o-ring, and […]
I’ve recently returned to my comfortable cubicle here at MAF headquarters after spending two weeks at our program in Lesotho (Africa). I’m trying to hold on to the incredible moments I experienced there, but even now I find them slipping away. Some of those moments don’t even seem real!
How is it possible that I did […]