7-month-old patient receives cleft lip surgery onboard world’s largest nonprofit hospital ship CONAKRY, Guinea (21 May 2019) — A baby born with a debilitating cleft lip in Guinea has received free surgery from international Mercy Ships volunteers, marking the nonprofit’s 100,000th surgical procedure onboard its charity hospital ships. Aissata (EYE-sat-ah), …Read More »
Meet Esther, from Cameroon Esther was a beautiful, healthy baby, who delighted everyone. But she was born into poverty. Because of this, she didn’t get enough of the right nutrients during the first 18 months of her life. So, she developed rickets, a vitamin deficiency that caused her legs to soften …Read More »
Cecilia’s legs appeared fine when she was born, but as she grew, one knee twisted inward. This knock-knee made walking difficult and painful. But the pain never brought this sunny little girl down. “She smiles all of the time,” says her father, Emmanuel, “but she needs help to walk.” Each …Read More »
Our volunteer nurse, Ria, found Elina, a six-year-old little girl, hidden in between the bushes near our hospital ship and could hardly believe what she was seeing. While she was gently trying to get this little girl to come out, she saw the infected wounds she had and got to …Read More »
Dear Collaborator, Businesses and Companies decide to cooperate with us when they become acquainted of the work we do from Ships of Hope throughout our hospital ship Africa Mercy. These companies decide to help us broadcasting what we do and contributing with their help and collaboration, that sometimes is translated …Read More »
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