Church and School Visits

Over the year we have been nationwide visiting churches and Schools, telling people about our work, teaching students about engineering principles and much more! contact us to find out more. Please follow and like us:

Volunteers in Madagascar

This summer 15 fabulous volunteers went to Madagascar to take part in the different projects. They got involved with Medical projects, reconstructing a market place, well construction, water filter building and placement, kids ministry and much more besides. Many thanks to those who were on the team, those who supported them and all others who…

Beroroha Base Opens

The base will house both the River Rover hovercraft and a new Vortex 5 currently being built in the UK. Teams from other NGO’s will be able to use the base and HoverAid will take them to the remote villages along the river. Our community health programme will be boosted by having HoverAid staff permanently…

New Website Launched

The website has been re-developed so that we can bring our supporters a much greater breadth of information and present it in a clearer and more vibrant way. We’d like to say a huge thanks to Motivated Design for all their hard work. Please follow and like us:

Eye doctors head to the Mangoky

The team will be treating a range of eye diseases and performing cataract surgery which can restore sight to those who have lost some or all of their vision. The team will be based on the river and by using the hovercraft people from villages along the largest river in Southern Madagascar will benefit. the…

Category Three Bingiza Hits Madagascar

Source Jeff Masters, Weather Underground: Recent microwave imagery from NASA’s TRMM satellite shows that Bingza had a large region of heavy rains of 0.4 – 0.7 inches per hour in the eyewall and inner spiral bands at landfall. Rainfall amounts of up to 8 inches are being predicted along Bingza’s path over northern Madagascar for the coming 24 hours…

Category Three Cyclone Heads for Madagascar

We are monitoring the situation as we expect the cyclone will cross the north of the country and drop significant amounts of rainfall on the North Western Manambolo system where we have a hovercraft stationed. Floods in Mozambique are imminent too and the cyclone season is likley to affect the mainland in the coming weeks,…

Mozambique update

Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) While rainfall eased last week in parts of southern Africa, heavy rains continued in central Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, western Botswana and northern Namibia. Southern Madagascar, which has been experiencing drought, and northwestern Angola also received substantial rainfall. Rainfall was below average across parts of…

Mozambique update – Dams open flood gates130,000 people affected

JOHANNESBURG, 11 March 2010 (IRIN) – Rivers throughout central and northern Mozambique are swollen above flood alert level and thousands of people have been relocated to higher ground. After weeks of torrential rain in Mozambique and its regional southern African neighbours, Zambia and Zimbabwe, the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) indicated that 130,000 people were living…