Crowds gather near float plane, Bangladesh

Enabling Agencies to Access Isolation

Crowds gather near float plane, Bangladesh Crowds gather near float plane, Bangladesh

Enabling NGOs the ability to reach and serve the most vulnerable and remote areas of Bangladesh

Organizations using the service benefit through:

  • Savings in personnel efficiency in terms of time and physical circumstance
  • Safety and security in travel
  • First-hand needs assessments, design, implementation and management
  • Easier monitoring and shared learning
  • Increased field presence for accountability
  • Rapid disaster response capability
  • More frequent visits – ‘Seeing is believing’ – donor support and advocacy

 

Challenge #1

To uphold international standards by reaching all vulnerable people

Flight support allows regular key staff visits to isolated areas

achieves improved project quality and economy through better

  • Needs assessments
  • Project design, implementation and management
  • Monitoring and shared learning
  • Accountability

Challenge #2

To maintain quality projects by avoiding remote management

Flight support allows regular key staff visits to isolated areas

achieves improved project quality and economy through better

  • Needs assessments
  • Project design, implementation and management
  • Monitoring and shared learning
  • Accountability

Challenge #3

Raising awareness and support for the helpless

Seeing is believing

getting decision takers and policy makers to remote areas will help attract the right level of funding and support to make things happen. The aircraft can rapidly support organizations by facilitating efficient and safe transport

A hinderance… or a help?

A hinderance... or a help?
Bangladesh has over 8,000km of rivers that dissect the country. However, these networks of waterways are also the very thing that allow MAF to provide lifesaving support to even the remotest communities.