To offer the necessary aviation resources for aid and development programs

Followed by donorinfo since: 
2012

Social mission

Aviation without Borders Belgium (AWB), founded in 1983, helps people who live isolated and offers help to those in need of assistance because of a crisis situation by using all the means and possibilities aviation has to offer.

Aviation Sans Frontières medecine par les airs

What does ASF do?

  • Humanitarian air transport in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in the Central African Republic: The volunteer pilots of ASF provide humanitarian aid to victims of armed conflict.
  • The accompaniment of sick children: The volunteers of ASF accompany children from African countries on their flight to recovery, in partnership with “La Chaîne de l’Espoir Belgique” (since 1997), “la Chaîne de l’Espoir Luxembour” (since 2017).
  • Medicine by air in Madagascar: Since 2016, ASF has supported the air medicine project of the NGO Médicaéro. This project consists of bringing a multidisciplinary medical team by plane directly to the patients of the landlocked areas of Madagascar.
  • Oblique aerial photography for sustainable development in Madagascar: This methodology was developed by Aviation Sans Frontières – Belgium, in collaboration with its local partners such as WWF Madagascar. It makes it possible to fight against deforestation while involving local communities in the safeguarding of their natural heritage, for the benefit of future generations.
  • Sending medical equipment to Africa by air freight: In the context of responding to urgent needs, ASF organizes the sending of medical equipment by air freight to local humanitarian organizations, such as:

-In Mozambique, following cyclones Idai and Kenneth

-In the DRC, for Dr. Mukwege’s Panzi hospital.

  • Referent in air transport for NGOs:

-Exploratory missions for the study of the feasibility of the rehabilitation of secondary aerodromes in Madagascar.

-Needs assessment of international NGOs in humanitarian air transport to Burkina Faso.

  • Raising public awareness of aid and development: Raising public awareness surrounding the themes of emergency air, nutritional needs of populations, water supply and development.

 

What can you do?

 

ASF needs your donations for:

  • Humanitarian air transport in the Democratic Republic of Congo and in the Central African Republic
  • Accompaniment of sick children from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Guinea, …
  • Medicine by air in Madagascar.
  • Oblique aerial photography for sustainable development in Madagascar.
  • Sending medical equipment to Africa by air freight.

 

 

ASF needs volunteers in Belgium for:

  • Administration/secretariat with a good knowledge of Word.
  • Logistical help
  • Animation, information and awareness
  • Translation: dutch and English
  • Webmastering
  • Fundraising

 

ASF needs volunteers abroad for:

Accompaniment of sick children: 2 to 8 times a year.

Release by Donorinfo - Last modification : 11/02/2020