Calisto Colene (17) comes crawling to the mobile clinic in Kriolie. As she heard the helicopter land, new hope of healing rose in her. More than 12 months of complications from a large wound in her lower back, combined with treatments from the local witchdoctor, robbed Calistos ability to walk.
Mercy Air crew evacuates Calisto from Kriolie in Mozambique to a sutable hospital in South Africa. Flying to bring physical and spiritual relief to those suffering, is Mercy Air's unchanging mandate. Such flights are only possible because of our generous donors from around the world.
Persina, Julio and Buthelezi, one of the local church teams awaiting to be flown to growing congregations in Matutine. Regular visits build strong relationships and asssure the needs of the people are better understood and met on a holistic level.
Mama Elziras little girl receives an immunization from nurse Joao in the remote village Bensani. High infant mortality rate causes many parents to wait several months before naming their children.
Mercy Air helicopter pilots Dean and Matthias briefing together the flights to villages Impangeni and Mabondwene. Exchange of local knowlage is as important as using modern tools for navigation like tablet computers and GPS to safely navigate through featureless terrain and bad weather.
Pilot Dean handling medical supplies to Alberto of Catuane health poste. During mobile helicopter clinics, local health workers serve remote communities like Maduvula. To visit remote villages, Alberto (58) could spend a full day trecking to on foot, while the helicopter transports him in just 8 minutes.
Villagers are receiving teaching from one of the local team members in Maduvula.Motivated by their hunger to learn, groups eagerly listen to God's word, to instructions on how to keep a sick child hydrated or what vegetables grow best during each season.
Calisto Colene (17) comes crawling to the mobile clinic in Kriolie. As she heard the helicopter land, new hope of healing rose in her. More than 12 months of complications from a large wound in her lower back, combined with treatments from the local witchdoctor, robbed Calistos ability to walk.

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«Mercy Air flew me to the hospital where I was operated immediately.»
victoria Victoria Tibembe, mother of three children, Mozambique

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