The other day, my husband said this to me over the phone:
“Don’t worry about that one. I’m in some back alley somewhere. I don’t know where I am or how I am going to get out of here, but I am making a purchase.”
Now, what would you think if you heard that in the U.S? […]
A couple of potential future pilots visited our hanger this week. They were eager to learn about airplanes and pilots. The students were from an international school called TASOK (The American School of Kinshasa), located here in DR Congo. MAF was happy to host the group, and I had the privilege of guiding them through […]
Nyankunde is just a little over 15 miles from Bunia, the site of MAF’s main base in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), but in some ways it feels a lot farther removed. Bunia, while no metropolis, feels like a city; there is constant noise, people everywhere, and limited natural scenery. Nyankunde is much […]
As I write this, we are just four weeks from departing on our first furlough. It is impossible to condense everything that has happened to us, and within us, into one small article. Here are a few things that stand out to me right now.
Three Things I Have Learned About the Congo:
There will always be […]
MAF pilot Nick Frey recaps some of the happenings at MAF’s West DRC base in Kinshasa.
Flight strip in Malebo, Congo
We are going through a mini “dry season” in this part of the world (West D.R. Congo). It’s a time when Congolese utilize the intense heat and direct sunlight to burn sections of […]
Sarah Gorenflo is an MAF missionary kid who spent seven years in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
For most of my life growing up, I didn’t face the normal fears of heights or spiders that other kids faced. Instead, my one huge fear was that one day we would have to leave Congo and not […]