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A Strong Patient

A Strong Patient | Lesotho, Africa | Scoop.it
I am astonished how well she is handling the pain, though I can see that it is intense as I fasten the last of the straps that will hold her to the floor of the aircraft.
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In Lesotho, Africa, a bus crash in the mountains leads to seven people needing emergency evacuations via MAF. MAF pilot Justin Honaker describes flying the last patient out.

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Caring for the Sick, As Jesus Commanded

Caring for the Sick, As Jesus Commanded | Lesotho, Africa | Scoop.it
In recent weeks, MAF has played a key role in the efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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John Boyd, President and CEO of MAF, talks about MAF's involvement in battling the ebola outbreak and MAF’s flights in Lesotho where 23 percent of the population is infected with HIV/AIDS as "caring for the sick, as Jesus commanded".

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It Takes a Village – Part 1

It Takes a Village – Part 1 | Lesotho, Africa | Scoop.it
Toward the end of April, the MAF Lesotho program participated in a "Letsema" for the first time. A Letsema is a partnership to complete a project for the good of the community. People come only exp...
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It Takes A Village - Part 2

It Takes A Village - Part 2 | Lesotho, Africa | Scoop.it
On April 24, 80 community members, several clinicians, and ten MAF staff (about half of our team) met together in Lebakeng to make the needed repairs to the airstrip.
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Lesotho Sequence 2 of 3 - YouTube

From the TV series, All Over the World, comes this episode on Lesotho, a small African kingdom surrounded by South Africa. Meet the people who live and fly t...
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A Divine Appointment

A Divine Appointment | Lesotho, Africa | Scoop.it
Lesotho is generally a quiet and peaceful country; however, on August 30th, we experienced what the Prime Minister of Lesotho labeled an attempted coup.
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Kimberly Baker, serving as the finance manager for MAF in Lesotho (Africa) shares the struggles of living in a country with an unstable government and how God came to the rescue.

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Moving Time

Moving Time | Lesotho, Africa | Scoop.it
Just when I’m getting the hang of my role as MAF Lesotho’s interim country program manager (PM), I get a curve ball that’s got me reeling.
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Since 1980, MAF has had a base in Lesotho, Africa at the airport in Maseru BUT now the MAF base has been given the "pink slip". MAF pilot Justin Honaker explains:

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Fighting the Wind

Fighting the Wind | Lesotho, Africa | Scoop.it
I’m barely keeping the airplane straight, definitely at my maximum personal limitations, and chuckle as decision time rapidly approaches.
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MAF pilot Justin Honaker describes what it's like to fight the wind for control of his Cessna 206 to complete a medevac flight in Lesotho, Africa.

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Epic Water Surprise

Epic Water Surprise | Lesotho, Africa | Scoop.it
There is an air of excited anticipation so tangible you can almost see it as Matt Monson, our newest pilot, taxis off the runway and into the MAF area.
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MAF pilot Justin Honaker (the guy with the bucket) explains why he's dumping water on MAF pilot Matt Monson (the guy getting wet).

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Lesotho Sequence 1 of 3 - YouTube

From the TV series, All Over the World, comes this episode on Lesotho, a small African kingdom surrounded by South Africa. Meet the people who live and fly t...
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Lesotho Sequence 3 of 3 - YouTube

From the TV series, All Over the World, comes this episode on Lesotho, a small African kingdom surrounded by South Africa. Meet the people who live and fly t...
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