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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Healing for Houssainatou

Posted on April 12, 2019 / ,

Ten-year-old Houssainatou lives in the highlands of Guinea with her parents and her four siblings. Her childhood has been a happy one: she talks about playing jump rope with her friends, helping to take care of her little brother, and climbing the trees that speckled their neighborhood. Her father, Souleymane, has worked hard to protect … Continued

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What a Difference Hope Makes

Posted on April 2, 2019 / ,

When Mafoudiya was born, her mother, Mabinty, wasn’t able to fully enjoy her new baby girl’s bright eyes or sweet smile because she was consumed with worry. Her daughter was born with a cleft lip, and in their village there was no access to the medical help they needed to repair her smile. As Mafoudiya … Continued

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