Winter Newsletter 2020

In this newsletter you will see a report on the COVID work in Madagascar and an interview with Tantely, one of our Madagascar team. We also reveal our latest HoverHero, and bring you a fun HoverCrossword.

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Update September 2020

HoverAid is protecting communities in Madagascar from the effects COVID19. Hovercraft are a key element is what makes HoverAid unique. A full programme of MMSs is planned for 2021; fundraising activities to support this are ongoing.

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