Cyclone Enawo Strikes Madagascar

HoverAid Team Alert Cyclone Enawo Strikes Madagascar HoverAid is preparing to help deal with the aftermath of the largest tropical cyclone that Madagascar has seen in the past 5 years. Tropical Cyclone Enawo has made landfall in northeast Madagascar. It is expected to batter the east coast and central plateau with winds of 145 miles per hour and gusts of…

HoverAid Quiz Night 1st April 2017

HoverAid would like to invite you to a HoverAid fundraising quiz night at St Philips Church Mill road Cambridge CB1 3AN on 1st April 2017. Bring your friends, family and battle your mind against the finest HoverAid supporters minds (yours and mine included!) and see who will be crowned the winning team! There will be…

HoverAid at Christmas and Isle of Wight Bike Ride 2017

Dear HoverAid Supporters It is officially Autumn – however it is feeling more and more wintry as we head towards December. It is the time of year when our thoughts often drift towards Christmas. CHRISTMAS PRESENTS Its nearly the time of year of giving and sharing and this year you could give twice over! HoverAid…

Beroroha MMS Report November 2016

It has been 4 months since our medical team last visited Beroroha. Clouds have overtaken the blue skies of July. The wet season is beginning. And with the river swelling, for many, this is the last chance to see a doctor this side of the rains. Over the 5 days of the November 2016 MMS to Beroroha we were able to give… Consultations to 209 people, Major surgery to 8 people, Minor surgery to 5 people, Dental care to 23 people, Echographies to 44 people

Hover-Ride: June 24th & 25th 2017!

HoverAid Hover-Ride: June 24th & 25th 2017! SIGN UP HERE Sign up from £50pp. This includes Cycle hire, hovercraft travel and camping as well as all food, support and logistics for the weekend. The 72 mile round the Isle challenge carefully paced over 2 days is a fun, fit way to fundraise for HoverAid! All information…

Ankavandra MMS Report September 2016

Ankavandra is severed from the outside world for 4 months each year during the rainy season. In the dry season, access is scarcely better with the track a sea of clay dust and the river so low as to make it almost unnegotiable by canoe. Year round the region is blighted by bandits who target the herds of zebu being driven to the cattle market in Tsiroanomandidy.

Over the 5 days of the September 2016 MMS to Ankavandra we were able to give… Consultations to 235 people, Major surgery to 5 people, Minor surgery to 7 people, Dental care to 56 people, Echographies to 29 people.

Madagascar Volunteer Trip

In 2014 HoverAid will once again have a volunteer trip to Madagascar. The trip will enable volunteers to take part in building a school, helping on the medical safaris, water and sanitation projects, community education and youth ministry. To get more information read our Madagascar Mission Trip Information booklet and get in touch with Becca –

First survey reports.

The east coast town of Brickaville appears to have taken the worst of Cyclone Giovanna with many buildings damaged, however the main road to the port of Tamatave (Taomasina) appears passable.