Patient stories of hope

Read M'Mah Benessa's Story

A small lump became a dangerous tumor on M’Mah Benessa’s face. If left untreated, she could lose her sight, and her eye.

Read N'nady's Story

As a young child, N’nady’s legs began painfully bending outward. By the time she was a teenager, she could barely walk.

Read Sekouba's Story

A growing tumor inside Sekouba's mouth impaired his breathing, then threatened his life.

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Volunteer stories of mercy

One last ride to serve others

Today, Milo Falsing is the volunteer captain of that very ship

Denise Ngum, Electrician.Adventure of a lifetime

Denise never knew the opportunities she would discover volunteering with Mercy Ships.

A tangible hope

Dr. Gary Parker has had a front-row view of the great surgical need.

Mercy Ships nurse volunteer tells her storyNursing Africa to health

"What they give back to us is more than we could ever give."

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40 years of healing the world's poor

Mercy Ships female African patient smilingMercy in action

How the world’s largest charity hospital ship provides care and neighborly love.

Why we serve the poor

Many of the world’s poor suffer or even die from easily treatable medical conditions.

Don & Deyon Stephens founders of Mercy ShipsFrom dream to reality

Discover the origins and history of our international humanitarian organization.

Mercy Ships volunteer doctor operates on patientTraining local doctors

Our mission to leave a lasting impact in Togo.

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Mercy Ships Blog

High-Tech Hope & Healing, Sep, 20

Dell Technologies’ partnership to help communications onboard hospital ships   Whether in an office building finishing a sales report or on a state-of-the-art hospital ship providing lifesaving medical care to those in need, one thing is certain — technology is a vital part of our everyday life. In order to serve thousands of patients every … Continued

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Mercy Minute

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Don Stephens

Founder, Mercy Ships

Every day our Founder, Don Stephens takes a minute to explain how you can make a lasting difference in the world.