Jean-Baptiste’s Story from the 2020 Floods

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…

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Kalatina’s Story from the 2020 Floods

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…

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Celine’s story from the 2020 Floods

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…

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Mahashinda’s Story from the 2020 Floods

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…

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How HoverAid responded to the 2020 Floods

Peter and Tantely are heading north. The floods have displaced at least 116,000 people, with over 30 dead and others missing. HoverAid in Madagascar have started surveying some of the most affected areas around Maevetanana and Mangabe as our team head north. We are assessing and planning our response for those affected in areas where…

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