Tag Archives: Bunia

Installing VSAT Systems in Africa

You probably know that Mission Aviation Fellowship flies missionaries, doctors, pastors, and relief workers to many of the most remote parts of the world. While you won’t find reference to it in our name, MAF also has quite an extensive IT ministry. In many of the remote places we fly there is also a lack […]

Top 10 ‘Fave’ Photos from 2012

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Technical Tools To Equip Bible Translators

Sign outside the Bunia Bible translation office.

Here in Congo, linguists serving with SIL International (a field partner of Wycliffe Bible Translators) are working with local churches to promote Bible translation, literacy, Scripture use, and local language development. However, these Western missionaries aren’t the ones doing the actual translation work. Rather, they are training and facilitating the […]

Flight to Sanity

The last in our series In Africa, this quest post was written by videographer Ron Wormser.

The young German man approached the plane holding up a blue-stained US $10 bill. “Can you change this for Congo francs?” he asked in heavily accented English. “The airport tax guys won’t accept this.”

The deteriorating paved airstrip adjacent to a […]

Congo IT Adventures

As I sit here at my desk in Bunia, D.R. Congo, I can’t help but think of the day I had yesterday and laugh.  I’ve only been in Congo a couple of weeks, and really only started working on IT projects a few days ago, but I’m finding the adventures come quickly—and in no short […]

Medevac to Bunia

A guest post by videographer Ron Wormser, who traveled to MAF’s Africa programs recently to capture footage of MAF in action.

“I can feel the bone below, but nothing above,” the surgeon reported, his probing fingers deep inside the thigh of a Congolese boy.

Bone shattered when the bullet struck and mushroomed inside the boy’s leg. Sadly, […]