MAF has been running a 'Flying For Life' program in the Vhembe area of Limpopo for over five years (www.flyingforlife.co.za). Mutual friends put people at a lodge in Maputaland, an area of South Africa just south of Mozambique, in touch with MAF to see if a similar work could be set up with the communities that they work with.
MAF's larger aircraft are currently serving in central Africa so they asked us to fly them to Maputaland to meet with hospital staff, teachers and other interested parties to ascertain the need and see if together, we could help provide a solution.
|It doesn't look far on a map but this 1 hour flight saves about 8 hours driving by road.|
|Need hot water for a shower - just light the fire.|
|We let this crocodile bask in peace in the evening sun.|
Mercy Air/MAF team.