Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) recently dedicated a Cessna Caravan aircraft for service in Haiti.
Funded by gifts from supporters, the new plane will depart in May for Haiti, where it will support the work of churches, medical teams, and relief workers laboring to rebuild the island nation still suffering two years after the devastating earthquake. MAF has served in Haiti for 25 years and has a permanent base at the Port-au-Prince airport.
“The airplane is the tool that God has given MAF to reach out to a lost and hurting world,” said John Boyd, MAF president and CEO. “And two years after the horrendous earthquake Haiti is still hurting, both physically and spiritually.”
“One of the principal tasks of this plane will be to carry work teams – people who come from the U.S. for one or two weeks to build schools, orphanages, and medical clinics, to provide clean drinking water, or to build churches,” said David Rask, MAF director of aviation resources. “In times of great needs, such as earthquakes and floods, this plane will carry food, water, and shelter.”
Mission Aviation Fellowship serves in 32 countries with more than 140 planes.
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