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Humanitarian vessel Vega – the great mast drama

6 days ago we discovered what looked like a small rot spot in our aft mast. What it turned into is a nightmare. Vega’s entire 2014 Mission of Mercy is now at risk unless we can find a way to replace this mast. Continue reading

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Humanitarian vessel Vega starts 2014 delivery collections

2014 is starting out to be a record year for our up coming deliveries. After spending the holidays in Singapore visiting with our friends and supporters Vega sailed for Malaysia. Our first stop is Penang island where we will spend … Continue reading

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Humanitarian vessel Vega deliveries Educational materials to Medang Island

Every year we deliver educational materials to the school on Medang Island just off of Sumbawa Island in Indonesia. This tiny island is pretty remote and the schools were suffering from a lack of every kind of supplies until Vega … Continue reading

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Humanitarian Vessel Vega delivers educational and Medical supplies to the island of Medang

Every year for the past 5 years we have been assisting the small island of Medang with educational and medical supplies. Medang is only one of the several remote islands we assist every year. If you would like to see … Continue reading

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Special Thanks to Leo Nagtegaal for his continued support of Vega and her Missions of Mercy

A very special thanks to Leo Nagtegaal founder of Moduspec one of the Lloyds Register Group for his continued support of Vega and her yearly Missions of Mercy. Over the past few years Leo’s on going support has made possible … Continue reading

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Moduspec donates life saving equipment for rural midwives

   On behalf of the 100 traditional rural midwives who received new state of the art neo natal resuscitation and suction devices with this years new and upgraded midwife kits we would like to thank Moduspec for their kind donation. … Continue reading

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Vega’s Humanitarian Mission statement

We on Vega believe that the development of remote communities can be achieved by a socially conscious group of people who make a commitment to develop and support human potential. Our efforts and achievements over the years are a clear … Continue reading

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Round up of Humanitarian vessel Vega’s 2012 deliveries

Here is a very short round up of highlights from this years deliveries of donated educational and medical supplies. We measure our success by the number of communities we assist and the quality of that assistance. Working with remote communities … Continue reading

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Trond Giske Minister of Trade and Industry for Norway visits H/V Vega in Jakarta

The Historic Vessel Vega was honored today by the visit of Mr. Mr. Trond Giske who is the Minister of Trade and Industry for Norway. Mr. Giske is on a mission to Indonesia and after hearing so much about Vega, … Continue reading

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Historic vessel Vega preparing 100 midwife kits for delivery

It takes a few days once we have all the elements on board to sort and prepare our midwife kits but it is well worth the effort. Each of these kits weighs about 20 kgs and is stocked with everything … Continue reading

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