Category Archives: Papua

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When Every Breath Counts

When a young boy couldn’t breathe, you made a difference through an MAF flight.

 

“Sadrak came down with a respiratory virus and it turned into a respiratory emergency,” said Trevor Johnson with HeartCry Missionary Society. “We thought Sadrak was going to die.”

Trevor and his family live among and minister to the Korowai tribe in the village […]

Ministry Spotlight—Daniel and Becky Perez

The Perez family at an interior village in Papua, Indonesia.

Since they joined MAF in 2009, change has been a constant companion for Daniel and Becky Perez, a pilot/mechanic family at the Wamena base in Papua, Indonesia.

Three weeks after arriving to language school, in Java, they discovered they were pregnant—with twins!

“Our ministry looked different than […]

Hope has a Name

Because of the generosity of people like you, MAF flew just over 3,600 medical flights last year. Whether it is delivering medicine, doctors, supplies, or transporting a sick or injured person—MAF is often the only hope of access to medical care for people living in remote places.

There are many people who have been impacted by […]

Lessons from a Lovebird

“Surely you desire truth in the inner parts…” Psalm 51:6a

Yesterday was a slightly traumatic day for our household here in Indonesia as our male lovebird, Fifi, (Yes, there’s a story behind that name) suddenly died. We lay the little cardboard box containing Fifi in the ground and my husband scooped dirt over it as tears […]