Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, and one of the poorest. Nearly 50% of children under 5 are suffering from malnutrition.

The Challenge

Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, and one of the poorest. Nearly 50% of children under 5 are suffering from malnutrition.

Despite the island’s beauty, its people are battered by tropical cyclones, limited by poverty, and have little access to healthcare. With poor roads, torrential rains and destructive floods, the need for MAF is great.

A short flight saves days of arduous overland travel.

Our Operation

Development Work 

Development organisations fly with us to serve those living in isolation – enabling the people of Madagascar to receive primary healthcare, agricultural development, education and disaster relief.

Evangelical Work 

Church and mission organisations fly with us to take God’s love to those living in isolation. MAF aircraft have supported translation of the Jesus film into different Malagasy dialects, and medical safari teams provide physical healing and share the Gospel with isolated communities.

Stories from Madagascar

A question of life

by Paul Beck The bleeding was sufficient to conclude that the baby had died, but could the woman carrying the unborn child still be saved? With this brief assessment, a group of villagers in rural Madagascar knew they had not only reached the limit of their medical knowledge, but also their ability to positively alter […]

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