No Longer Left Behind

Posted on March 31, 2015 /

Sandrins sadly watches as her sisters run down their neighborhood road with the other children. They are excitedly ready for another day at school where they can learn new things! Eight-year-old Sandrins looks at them longingly, desperate to join but unable. While her sisters and friends are all receiving an education, Sandrins must stay home with her mother – left behind, as she often is, because of a foot deformity.

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Sambany, A “Dead Man” Lives

Posted on March 25, 2015 /

The man trembled up our gangway and did something extraordinary . . . he changed our lives while we were changing his life. Over the next few weeks, his name was spoken across the Africa Mercy’s eight decks, thousands of tears and prayers ascended to God, and social media exploded with his story. What was so special about Sambany?

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Calling all Mercy Ships Alumni

Posted on March 10, 2015 /

  If you have served on a Ship, completed one of our courses, worked in a land-base, or worked in a national office, we would love to stay in contact with you! Help us reconnect and develop a more robust and valuable Alumni program. – Reconnect with fellow Mercy Shippers – Tell your stories – … Continued

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Oceane

Posted on January 27, 2015 /

When Philomen saw her baby after the surgery, she was speechless. The mass was gone! She alternated between contented smiles and joyful tears as she looked in wonder at her beautiful baby with the white turban of bandages.

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Jordis’s Chance

Posted on January 27, 2015 /

Eight-year-old Jordis’ photograph should be next to the word boy in the dictionary. While onboard the Africa Mercy, Jordis and his best buddy, Chadrac, entertained the patients and nurses with an improv dance party – a combination of boys hopping, balloons bouncing, and giggles echoing.

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Kuder, Inc. Partners with Mercy Ships to Support Student Success

Posted on January 9, 2015 /

World Teachers’ Day Inspires Company to Donate Career Planning System to School onboard World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship   Oct. 5, 2014 – Garden Valley, TX – Kuder, Inc. (Kuder), a leading provider of evidenced-based assessment, education planning, and career guidance tools and resources, is serving as a corporate partner to Mercy Ships, an international … Continued

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Smiling Ismael

Posted on December 23, 2014 /

It is no accident that Ismael’s name sounds like “smile.” This cutie is basically a human-shaped bottle of smiles. When we first met him, we got blasted with an exuberant, “HELLOOO!” and “ISMAAAEL!”

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