Welcome to our Autumn Edition of eNews for 2023!

In this edition:

MAF helps local people boost economic growth on Atauro Island, Timor-Leste
MAF Timor-Leste commenced a new shuttle service to Atauro Island in April of last year. These regular flights have breathed new life in the island’s local economy. Since the flights began, 1300 local and international visitors have explored Atauro Island, generating a tremendous economic increase of $330,000 for this once isolated community. 

Women flock to receive vital healthcare services in Tanzania
MAF Tanzania recently flew teams of nurses in from Haydom Lutheran Hospital, for a 3-day medical safari. Covering 5 villages, the team focused
on providing maternal and child health care to pregnant women, mothers and babies in an effort to end preventable deaths and improve health and well-being. More than 1500 women and children benefited  from the services offered.

Partnering with the Church to support the ordination of 6 new pastors in PNG
MAF had the privilege of flying an international delegation from the Church of the Nazarene, to Dusin – a remote village in PNG, to join the celebration of ordaining 6 new local pastors. It was a joy to play a role in supporting these pastors and their families as they commenced their new ministry roles in reaching people for Christ. 

5Y-ESU (“Yesu”) continuing to deliver hope to the people of South Sudan in 2023
Thank you to everyone who played a part in sponsoring the operation of aircraft ‘5Y-ESU’ in South Sudan for 2023. Thank you for allowing us to continue to deliver practical and spiritual care to people in places of deepest human need.