Current situation of “Mercy Ship” during global COVID-19.

Dear collaborator,

The hospital ship, the Africa Mercy has recently arrived at the port of Granadilla, Spain after having served eight months in the port of Dakar, Senegal.

While docked in Granadilla, pre-planned annual maintenance will be performed on the ship. Since 2009, this maintenance has been regularly performed and the Africa Mercy has become a familiar site in the Santa Cruz area.

This is the first time the ship has docked in Granadilla for annual maintenance. Our goal is for the Africa Mercy to be fully prepared to return to Africa as soon as the global COVID-19 situation has … Continue reading