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AmazonSmile partners with Mercy Ships to help people in need.

Posted on November 22, 2019 /

Online shopping makes our lives easier. Now it also makes it easier to give back. By shopping with AmazonSmile, your next online shopping trip could help Mercy Ships provide life-changing and lifesaving surgeries around the world. And you don’t have to spend any extra money to make it happen.

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Senegal Arrival Day

Posted on August 22, 2019 / ,

We are thrilled to be in beautiful Dakar, Senegal for the next ten months! Our dedicated volunteer crew are already hard at work, preparing for the many people whose lives will be impacted this field service. Learn more about our arrival – 

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Freed from Shame – Aminata’s Story

Posted on June 25, 2019 / , ,

Ousman was thrilled when he received a call from his sister saying that his niece had finally been born. However, that excitement quickly turned into heartache once he learned that baby Aminata was suffering from a cleft lip. When he heard the distress in his sister’s voice, Ousman felt desperate to help both her and her child.

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The Long Road to Healing

Posted on April 2, 2019 / , ,

“I may grow another head if nothing is done to save me…” A newspaper headline in Liberia captured this cry for help from a 23-year-old girl named Fatu. A growth on her face was slowly suffocating her and causing significant pain — both physically and emotionally. “I’m always sad and lonely because most of my … Continued

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Putting data to work.

Posted on October 2, 2018 / ,

Mercy Ships was recently chosen by Deloitte and Qlik as the benefitting nonprofit organization for the 2018 Deloitte Data Blitz. The challenge for the Deloitte Data Blitz, which was hosted by Deloitte in Washington D.C. last week, was to create a tool to help Mercy Ships determine the effectiveness and impact of the healthcare services they provide.

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Stepping Into A Brighter Future

Posted on May 3, 2018 / , ,

With her fluffy pink dress and shiny shoes, three-year-old Cecilia is an undisputed princess—and no one is prouder of this ray of sunshine than her father, Emmanuel. She’s brimming with delightful energy, and Emmanuel is always one step behind her, ready to help her in the right direction. But, until recently, Cecilia needed more help … Continued

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