NGO Affairs Bureau
Gram Bangla Aviation
01/01/2017 – 31/12/2021
Summary: The NGO Affairs Bureau approved FD6 Gram Bangla Aviation project provides flight support for development and humanitarian activities in Bangladesh, particularly to remote and more isolated areas of the country.
Project Objectives to provide flights for:
- Medevac and Health Teams
- Community Development and Disaster Relief
- Aerial Survey
- Air Test and Administrative
- Other Charter
Through this project MAF also provides aviation technical experience opportunities to Bangladeshi nationals in turbine-engine, light aircraft, and remote area operations.
USAID’s Leaving No One Behind Activity
01/08/2017 – 31/08/2021, AID-388-G-17-00001
Purpose: Flight support for aid agencies, USAID, and USAID partner’s to access hard-to-reach areas in Bangladesh to ensure that when goals are achieved, they are achieved for everyone.
UKaid’s Flight Support for Humanitarian Sector
01/05/2017 – 30/09/2020, BGD/SHPR/20135-001/2017/002
Purpose: To provide an aerial assessment facility and dedicated humanitarian air transport service to support the DFID Strengthening Humanitarian Preparedness and Response Programme in Bangladesh.
“Since the beginning, we could always depend on MAF services in urgent situations.”
Runa Khan, Founder & Executive Director, Friendship
“All our efforts are focused on creating opportunities and changing lives in the area. We are really happy to have MAF as part of our journey. We can’t express how much their support means to us. By saving our valuable time and energy, MAF also has been a valuable part of our process.”
Tareq Abdullah, Soft Shell Crab Processing Project, ADAMS
“With the help of MAF, we have been able to reach the unreached with fistula services at the most remote places in Bangladesh. Obstetric fistula is related to remoteness and extreme poverty. Thanks to MAF for helping us serve this cause. A forty-minute flight and and forty-minute surgery ends forty years of suffering for a woman with fistula.”
Dr. Sk Nazmul Huda, Global Activities Manager & Country Project Manager, Fistula Care Plus (USAID) Project, EngenderHealth Inc.
“From the MAF aircraft we had a bird’s eye view of the widespread flooding situation. Combined with the reports we were receiving from the ground; this aerial assessment was extremely helpful in our decision-making as we responded to this humanitarian crisis.”
Omar Farook, Humanitarian Advisor, DFID Bangladesh