Covid-19 Chaos

Bom dia ….. Good morning …..Buenos dias …. Mangwanani akanaka ….. Sawubona

Needless to say we cry with everyone that has lost loved ones through this pandemic. Closer to us …. many has died. Beloved friends, pastors, dads, grandfathers, mothers ……………. the pandemic spared no one. It is only by grace that we […]

July 15th, 2020|Health, Natural Disasters|

“Crocodiles at my front door!” – Malawi

Photo taken by a friend of mine, pilot Andy Kuret a few days ago.  The devastation is simply enormous. 
I just received this letter from one of our pastors in Malawi.  The devastation after the recent flooding is worse than we could ever thought.  I place his letter just as I received it and didn’t change anything […]

February 5th, 2015|African Weather, Aviation, Health, Natural Disasters|

When you need a friend!

When you live in the bush it is needless to say that if things go wrong … they tend to spiral out of control very quickly.  When it comes to health issues this fact becomes even truer.  It all started with a small infection on my chest with swollen glands.  As usual I thought the problem […]

April 3rd, 2013|Aviation, Health, People|

St. Valentine couldn’t match the joy!

This news might be late but no news is good news …. sometimes.  Still struggling to upload all the news and things happening around here due to bad satellite connections but this year’s Valentine’s party at the school was something special.  When I explained to the kids who St. Valentine was they simply shrugged their […]

February 26th, 2013|Health, Schools|

On a Mission – Optometrist magic! (Part 6)

Due to the huge lack in basic medical care in rural Mozambique, with only a few clinics covering vast areas, eye and dental care is not even on the list for the many many people suffering with these problems.  Cataracts are one of the most common eye diseases that goes untreated.  Due to the all […]

September 26th, 2012|Health, Volunteers|

Ground Zero: Health issues

Oh my goodness – I think sometimes it takes a disease or two to make you realize how important health really is.  I just received a message from England (YES, it’s the Queen!) and the message read:  “we have reached that milestone of being “shock free” for 6 months …..” and it made me realize […]

August 23rd, 2010|Health|

New Health Manual for all our Bush Schools!

Mozambique has about 19,8 million people. The average life expectancy of a Mozambiquean is about 42 years of age. That places Mozambique of the 224 countries in the world tested at about 220. If you think of the United Kingdom who averages 79 and the United States at about 76 people in Mozambique don’t […]

January 25th, 2010|Health|