Category Archives: humanitarian awards

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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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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3.5 hour hike through jungle to deliver educational and medical supplies to isolated orphanage in East Timor

It was a 3.5 hour hike up a step mountain through dense jungle to deliver these supplies to an orphanage in East Timor.

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Moduspec and Vega still saving lives together

Our special thanks to Moduspec for providing 100 neonatal resuscitators and 100 suction devices for this years midwife kits and the re-supply / upgrades for last years kits. These are important tools that were badly needed by the traditional midwives … Continue reading

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