Life Behind Closed Doors Confort never imagined the morning she put on a pot of boiling water to make some rice for her hungry daughters would be the start of a mother’s nightmare. One-year-old Gamai, who had just started walking, toddled past the pot knocking it over as she fell. …Read More »
World’s largest civilian hospital ship, the Global Mercy®, has arrived at Antwerp The Global Mercy, the new-built ship of Mercy Ships, completed its journey through the Suez Canal free of charge and has docked in the Port of Antwerp on September 12. The Global Mercy®, the newest hospital ship of …Read More »
Young Mansare lives in a neighborhood tucked away in the port city of Conakry, Guinea, where he loves to play with his hoard of older brothers. But despite his fun-loving and active personality, four-year-old Mansare’s childhood has always been a little different than everyone else’s, due to his bowed legs. …Read More »
On the day he came to Mercy Ships, 12-year-old Sekouba held a weathered picture in his hands. The photograph, with frayed edges and faded color, was of a young boy with an unblemished face smiling brightly at the camera. “This used to be me,” Sekouba said. Only two years had …Read More »
Khadiatou watches her 5-year-old niece having fun with her friends. The little girl beams as she chases the other kids around, and although she is out of breath, she doesn’t stop. She doesn’t have a care in the world. It hasn’t always been this way. Khadiatou remembers a time not …Read More »
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