On World Oral Health Day, Mercy Ships Recognizes Woodbury Dentist’s Contribution to Dental Professionals in Guinea

Posted on March 19, 2019 /

Dr. David Ugai leads Mercy Ships dental team in Guinea teaching 13 dentists and 41 dental students while also providing care to nearly 6,000 patients Garden Valley, TX, March 20, 2019: On World Oral Health Day, Mercy Ships recognizes lead dentist Dr. David Ugai, a volunteer from Woodbury, MN, for his commitment and dedication to … Continued

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Assiatou’s first steps

Posted on February 12, 2019 / ,

Assiatou leaned forward gingerly, pressing her foot to the ground — heel first, then the sole, until even her toes were flat on the hospital floor. She shuffled forward carefully before a smile broke out across her face. It was only a tiny movement, but for the 18-year-old, it was a step towards healing. When she … Continued

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Reaching Out: Tresor’s Story

Posted on February 12, 2019 / ,

Tresor is a ten-year-old boy with an explosive laugh. He’s a cheeky prankster with a competitive spirit, and he’s completely unafraid to speak his mind. He’s the kind of child you’d call unstoppable.

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A Miracle for Emmanuel

Posted on February 12, 2019 / ,

Leocadie and her husband Edwige were filled with excitement when they found out they were expecting their fourth child. Leocadie was thrilled to have a new baby boy!

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Going the Extra Mile: Paul Bernard’s Story

Posted on February 12, 2019 / ,

The air was warm and thick in the room where three-year-old Paul Bernard and his older cousin were sleeping. It was a night like any other. But in his sleep, his cousin accidentally knocked over a nearby kerosene lamp, lighting their mattress on fire and engulfing the bed in flames.

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Parker Family Receives Daily Point of Light Award for Work with Mercy Ships

Posted on February 5, 2019 /

As former President George H.W. Bush is laid to rest in Texas, his Points of Light organization honors a family that has committed their lives to serving those in great need. Dr. Gary Parker, his wife, Susan, and their children, Carys and Wesley, have received the Daily Point of Light Award, which celebrates the power of the individual to spark change and improve the world.

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A Hope Center for the hopeless

Posted on January 9, 2019 / ,

Just a 15-minute walk from where the Africa Mercy is currently docked — in the port of Conakry, Guinea — sits a beehive of activity and energy. Here, Mercy Ships patients can be found playing games, laughing, sharing meals, and living life in community.

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Born to play – Adam’s Story

Posted on January 9, 2019 / ,

Nine-year-old Adam dreamed of playing soccer, but because of his twisted foot he could barely even walk. But thanks to support from friends like you, Adam received safe, free surgery, and physical and emotional healing!

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AmazonSmile partners with Mercy Ships to help people in need.

Posted on October 22, 2018 /

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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