Marie Madeleine loves school. She believes with a good education, she will be able to accomplish her dreams, and she refuses to let her condition slow her down. When she was a child, Marie Madeleine developed an abnormally tight muscle contracture in her leg. As she continued to grow, her …Read More »
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 »
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