Olga’s Story

Update 24th November  GOOD NEWS UPDATE: 11 year old Olga who recently had her leg amputated after a horrible infection, is finally cleared to fly home on a flight provided by our friends at MAF; she had been staying with our Coordinator Maholy who was looking after her since the operation. Olga is doing well…

THANK YOU – Appeal for Medical Equipment

Thanks to the generosity of many of our supporters, we have been able to purchase a bistouri-electrique-erbe-icc-300 for our MMS teams. This wondrous electronic device enables cutting, coagulation, and cauterisation for medical operations “on site” in isolated communities, and is already in use on our Medical Safaris in Madagascar. As the Appeal raised almost £2,000,…

URGENT Appeal for Medical Equipment

Our Madagascar Medical Safari (MMS) team have an urgent need for a new Electosurgery Unit. This amazing device enables cutting, coagulation, and cauterisation operations “on site” in isolated communities for major and minor surgery for e.g Dental, Dermatology, First Aid, and Vascular procedures. Our current Unit is many years old and cannot function reliably, severely…

Madagascar Flood Update 11

DONATE NOWSUPPORT OUR URGENT APPEALAs one school rises from the rubble there are so many communities still needing support. Please help. Grand opening of the new School in Akijabe, Ambato Boeny The original school at Ambato Boeny was utterly destroyed by the floods in Ferbuary. With your support  we have built a brand new school…

URGENT Madagascar Health Appeal

YOU CAN HELP NOW. SUPPORT THIS URGENT HEALTH APPEAL. Madagascar faces an unprecedented, catastrophic, situation as the Coronavirus COVID-19 has reached the island. The country has locked down and all public transport has been halted. This is not enough to stop the spread of infection. The population is malnourished, has no effective food or cash…

Madagascar Flood Update 10

DONATE NOWSUPPORT OUR URGENT APPEALJean-Baptiste’s story is now one of hope. Hope was barely a glimmer. But Jean-Baptiste’s deep brown eyes are bright.   Home, crops and livestock decimated; planting season passing fast; debts to mercenaries and landlords outstanding; and the menace of bandits looming; there was every reason for despair.   Yet this village…

Madagascar Flood Update 9

DONATE NOWSUPPORT OUR URGENT APPEALOur heart goes out to Katalina and her family – please help us support families who have lost so much. A man’s name is called outside but it is a young girl who steps timidly into the district office. She explains something in a low voice and is brought over to…

Madagascar Flood Update 8

DONATE NOWSUPPORT OUR URGENT APPEALCeline is an example to us all – please help us support her community. Celine is not used to an easy life. In January 2000, she moved with her husband to Mangabe, northern Madagascar. A fisherman, he had dreamed of owning land next to a river in which to make a…

Madagascar Flood Update 7

DONATE NOWSUPPORT OUR URGENT APPEALA terrifying experience, and seeds of hope. Through the deafening rain her screams cannot be heard. The nearest house is 100 meters away and completely lost from sight in the downpour. She screams for help again nevertheless; desperate now. Beneath her feet, the roof of the bungalow creaks. From inside, the…

Madagascar Flood Update 6

DONATE NOWSUPPORT OUR URGENT APPEALBackbreaking work bringing tonnes of help. With your open-hearted support, we have been able to organize a second wave of emergency food distribution in Mangabe – the isolated community whose future stands on a knife edge following five days of apocalyptic flooding.  To survive, the villagers have turned from farmers to…