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Improving the Lives of Under-Fives

MAF’s floatplane is improving the lives of children under five in Bangladesh who are suffering from malnutrition, along with pregnant women and mothers.  Our flights for French NGO Terre des hommes enable them to serve over 7,000 families in Barguna District who live in coastal villages prone to cyclone devastation. This region endures poor services, […]

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Lasting Impact

“All that I am, all that I’ve achieved, all that I’ve become is because of Rob Hadfield,” shared Rumi, the Chief Engineer of the Bangladesh Flying Academy, with tears brimming in his eyes in anticipation of seeing Rob Hadfield, his former teacher, after 30 years. In the 1980’s, MAF Australia members Rob Hadfield and Norm Latham […]

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Recovering from Cyclone Mahasen

“MAF benefits the development of Bangladesh.” Asma Parvin, Senior Program Officer of GIZ Bangladesh Beauty Sheel lives in Barguna, a disaster prone area in the south of Bangladesh, vulnerable to cyclones and climate change.  In May 2013 Cyclone Mahasen struck her area and Beauty is still recovering from the storm. When Cyclone Mahasen struck, Beauty […]

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New Speedboats in Action

We are excited to enhance the safety, efficiency and service to the humanitarian and development community in the southern area of Bangladesh.  Two new MAF speedboats are now in operation, one in Khulna and the other in Barguna. We are now “Flying for Life” and “Floating for Life!”

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Kevin Jenkins, World Vision President & CEO with MAF Bangladesh

Kevin Jenkins, World Vision President & CEO with MAF Bangladesh

“MAF is a trusted partner for World Vision around the world, and makes a significant contribution to our mission in many places where transport and access could be an obstacle to successful ministry. Our partnership with MAF in Bangladesh makes our work more efficient, enables staff to reach difficult locations in a more positive frame […]

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Friendship’s Healing Touch

  by Janelle Tyson Working among the people who live along the riverbanks of Bangladesh, called char dwellers, Friendship runs three floating hospitals that provide medical care for a vulnerable and marginalised section of the population. MAF serves Friendship by regularly flying volunteer international doctors and supplies to their three floating hospitals, as road travel […]

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