The Impact of a Generation

Posted on September 1, 2019 /

How Millennials Can Help Bring Hope and Healing to Those in Need   What do a group of people who are passionate about improving the world around them and a group of people who tend to wear skinny jeans and drink cold press coffee have in common? They are familiar with the label “millennial.” The … Continued

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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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The Africa Mercy Arrives in Senegal

Posted on August 15, 2019 /

    This month marks the second time that the Port of Dakar has welcomed a Mercy Ship to its shore. This time it is the Africa Mercy – the largest charity-run hospital ship in the world, delivering free, safe surgical care. This floating hospital is staffed by over 400 volunteers, who give their expertise … Continued

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Creating Lasting Healing

Posted on July 9, 2019 /

Mercy Ships Medical Capacity Building Program Of the seven billion people on the planet, five billion of them do not have access to safe, timely, and affordable surgery. For nearly two-thirds of the world’s population, the possibility of healing is something they may never see. Most hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa operate with limited resources, in … Continued

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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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Mercy Ships signs Agreements To Return To Sierra Leone in Future

Posted on May 31, 2019 /

During an audience with His Excellency Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone this week, the government and charity Mercy Ships signed both an Accord De Siege and a Protocol Agreement which begins a fresh working partnership based on a country engagement plan for 2019-2023.

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