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The M/V Africa Mercy with 5 operating theatres, 82 hospital beds, x-ray, laboratory and CAT scan, is the world’s largest teaching hospital ship.

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Little Jaka fell into a cooking fire and miraculously survived, but her parents could not pay for the medical treatment, to prevent her arm sticking to her body.

Badly burned,
Jaka needed help!
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Mercy Ships is a non-profit working to make safe affordable surgery available in developing nations, where the lack of access causes one third of all preventable deaths.

Latest News

  • We are working on it

    The Global Mercy carries out first humanitarian mission. The world’s largest civilian hospital ship, the Global Mercy, has joined its sister ship, the Africa Mercy in the port of Dakar, Senegal. Since the arrival of the Africa Mercy in Senegal in early February, Mercy Ships volunteer surgeons have performed more …Read More »
  • A Miracle for Emmanuel

    Leocadie cried when her baby was born, and the tears didn’t stop for the next three months as the tumor grew. Leocadie also dealt with glaucoma, meaning her vision was severely impaired while she was trying to care of her new baby. It was difficult to know how to hold …Read More »
  • Assiatou’s First Steps

    When she was only six months old, Assiatou was left with severe burns after a car accident. Due to the lack of affordable medical care, these burns eventually formed into thick scar tissue. Her left ankle was tightly contracted which left her unable to walk properly. Despite growing up without …Read More »
  • Hounsigbo: Grace to Live Again

    For more than three years, Hounsigbo lived in total darkness, cataracts clouding her vision in both eyes. Before, Hounsigbo had been busily working in her village in Togo, going every day to the forest to cut trees and weave mats out of their branches, selling them to earn a living. …Read More »
  • Aicha Three Generations Transformed

    Aicha was the first child for her newlywed parents — a joyous start to their family! But, when Aicha’s mother became sick shortly after giving birth, their joyful celebration was put on hold. Three months later, Aicha’s mother passed away, leaving behind a devastated husband and newborn baby. Following her …Read More »

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