Cyclone Ava

One of Miandrivazo’s residents told us how she had called out to her husband but he was hit on the head as the water gushed in. His son grabbed his hand, shouting “My father is going to die.” and dragged him away until they were safe from the waves. The woman carried her mother in law…

Claudia

13 year old Claudia is living temporarily in a tent with her mum, dad, 2 siblings & 2 chickens. And 28 other people. When Cyclone Ava struck in January, Claudia and her family lost their homes & everything but the clothes they were wearing. After the floods, they went back to where their village had been…

June Prayer Letter

Volunteers, where would we be without them? Our Madagascar Medical Safari programme continues to see a huge number of patients. We are so grateful we are able to meet this need, and trust God for the volunteers and resources to be able to continue at this pace. In the UK, our summer events will be…

Cleft Pallete

We met Tiana on our medical safari to Ankavandra in May. She had been living with her cleft since birth and was incredibly grateful to the doctors for helping her, who in turn, were incredibly grateful to you for making this kind of surgery possible. In early pregnancy different parts of a baby’s face develop…

May Prayer Letter

Our Madagascar Medical Safari programme has been working flat out over the last month and that is set to continue.  We have put on extra trips to meet the huge need, so over the next few weeks please pray for renewed energy for the team and for extra financial provision to cover the unplanned and…

Cyclone Ava Update 4

First distribution of aid completed! Thanks to your generous donations

Thank you so much for caring whether you are praying or giving financially- we really value your support!

More than a hundred families in Miandrivazo have received a set of household supplies-a bucket for
carrying water, washing up bowl, plate, cooking utensils, oil, soap, salt, candle and basic food.

Cyclone Ava Update 3

Many people in Madagascar are now forced to use boats to navigate the streets as waters keep rising in Masikampy, Maindrivazo. Maindrivazo, which sits on the Mahajilo river is about 220 miles West of the coast where cyclone Ava hit on Friday. Its devastating impact is just becoming clear.

Cyclone Ava Update 2

Unfortunately, Madagascar was again hit by a cyclone on Friday. The east suffered from a lot of rain and very strong winds. At the time of writing, the official figures are more than 100,000 homeless, 29 dead and 22 missing. Four of the five main roads on the island have been closed since Friday due to various landslides, washed-out bridges and flooded roads.