Category Archives: Norway

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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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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Historic vessel Vega 2012 update

This poor blog has been sadly ignored in the past few months. My only excuse is that we have been very very busy making it happen for the small communities we assist. This years deliveries are a record not only … Continue reading

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