Wilderness Safaris were keen to look after their staff and the communities they come from and knew MAF were doing similar work up in Limpopo (see previous blog entry) which Mercy Air was already involved with.
For this trip Mercy Air flew two optometrists to Manzengwenya in northern KZN armed with all their eye testing equipment and about 300 pairs of donated spectacles of varying prescriptions.
The flight was only an hour long but by road it would have been nearer nine.
The next morning we drove along some sandy roads into the community...
Paul and Cathy for the Mercy Air team