Watch how you are helping make it possible for life-changing medical care to reach those in the deepest parts of the DRC.
There are so many things we take for granted in the developed world—reliable transportation, quality medical care, being connected through the Internet, to name just a few. In places like the remote parts of […]
Because of you, MAF is delivering vaccines throughout the Congo
It’s only been since 2015 that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was declared polio-free (UNICEF Annual Report 2015). The last outbreak occurred in 2010, prompting a vigorous vaccination campaign. Today vaccines are still vitally important in keeping this disease, and others, from crippling or […]
What happens when the only floatplane in all of Papua can’t fly?
When a retired missionary couple returned to visit their former mission station in the swampy lowlands of Papua, Indonesia, MAF pilot John Dalton flew them in PK-MAO—the only amphibious plane in all of Papua.
As he was about to takeoff and leave them there, the […]
One pilot’s incredible experience highlights God’s care for the isolated.
There is an ebb and flow to how God speaks and moves. It’s clearly seen throughout the story of Scripture. There are times—like in Exodus—where His hand can very clearly be seen. Yet there are other times—as in the book of Esther, some of the prophets, […]
An Update and Call for Prayer
Natural disasters like floods, earthquakes and storms are always devastating—but particularly so for those who are already in dire need. Many of the Haitian people were struggling before Hurricane Matthew ravaged this already hurting island nation.
In times of crisis, questions like “Why did this happen?” or “Why the Haitian people?” are […]
The Gospel still flourishes even when staff levels are low.
Furloughs and staff departures have left the MAF program in Papua with reduced staff numbers—but the remaining MAF pilots and mechanics are still determined to meet the needs of isolated people as best they can.
“Our sister base in Timika is without any pilots at all, so […]