Clearing Needed for “Take Off”


Steve and Alace Straw and their family are in Gabon as missionaries with Air Calvary. They are also with IFAP,  the International Fellowship of Alliance Professionals.  They have come to open the first ever Air Ambulance service to the Bongolo Hospital. They live in Libreville, capital city of Gabon.
Steve wrote that over the past 5 months they have laid the foundation for the program and they are ready to start flights as soon as an aircraft is in place. They have approximately $145,000 to go to reach their goal of $650,000 to purchase a suitable airplane that has a large carrying capacity as well as the ability to get into and out of short airstrips.  In the meantime, they have been granted access to use an aircraft belonging to a Belgium agricultural company based here, in Gabon.  So, what’s the hold up?  Read on! (more…)

PAACS Graduation 2013!

PAACS held its 9th graduation ceremony and celebration at Bongolo Hospital on July 28 for Dr.Philadelphie Dembele (Mali) and Dr. Ruffin Loua (Guinea-Conakry), the 9th and 10th graduates from Bongolo (27th and 28th from PAACS). During the same ceremony, Bongolo Read more…