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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Returning to Madagascar

Posted on December 18, 2014 /

Mercy Ships Executive Board has confirmed acceptance of an invitation by the government of Madagascar to continue serving the people of this island nation with the services of its hospital ship the Africa Mercy through summer of 2016.

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Merry Christmas

Posted on December 9, 2014 /

For those of us in Mercy Ships, Christmas is a special time of celebrating the One we follow as our model.

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Partnering with TAG to Reduce Hunger through Aquaponics

Posted on November 26, 2014 /

Food for Life course in Madagascar to include Targeted Aquaponics Growth (TAG) training to encourage organic vegetable and fish farming utilizing a sustainable water recycling method Toamasina, Madagascar, November 26, 2014: The Mercy Ships Nutritional Agriculture Program is partnering with Targeted Aquaponics Growth (TAG) to add another vital segment to its Train the Trainer Food … Continued

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Madagascar Welcomes Mercy Ships and Eight Months of Free Surgeries

Posted on October 30, 2014 /

Volunteer medical professionals to provide more than 1,700 surgeries, 8,000 dental procedures and healthcare education programs  Toamasina, Republic of Madagascar, October 28, 2014: Amidst celebrations, His Excellency President Hery Rajaonarimampianina and his wife, Voahangy Rajaonarimampianina, along with Prime Minister Roger Kolo and his wife, Zakia Katoun, personally welcomed the world’s largest civilian hospital ship into … Continued

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Mercy Ships Founder Receives National Volunteer Service Award

Posted on October 30, 2014 /

Don Stephens presented with award from Points of Light with recognition for more than 35 years of leading Mercy Ships volunteers in over 70 countries October 29, 2014 – Houston, TX– Mercy Ships, a global charity based in Garden Valley, Texas, operates the world’s largest civilian hospital ship. Mercy Ships founder Don Stephens was recognized … Continued

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