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... a ship crewed by doctors, teachers, water engineers and agriculturalists visiting some of the world’s poorest nations. Now imagine their services offered free of charge!

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Haingo

Story of Haingo

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Prinscio

Story of Prinscio

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Sandrins

Story of Sandrins

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William

Story of William

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Vanya

Story of Vanya

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Zakael

Story of Zakael

Discover a new story of a transformed life every two months!

1,551

surgeries were performed by our volunteer surgeons in 2016, in Madagascar and Benin.

Surgical programs
1,700

health professionals participated in our advanced training sessions during the same year.

Local capacity building
+1,100

volunteers on the Africa Mercy every year.

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11.09.2017

Mercy Ships Cargo Day

The shipping and trading community raises funds for our non-governmental organisation Who: Charterers, shipowners and shipbrokers, port agents, inspection companies
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06.09.2017

First field service in Cameroon

The Africa Mercy arrived in Cameroun in mid-August and anchored in the port city of Douala Surgery on board
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"I applaud Mercy Ships in their efforts of transformational development as they make a lasting difference in a world of need. Mercy Ships has committed themselves to the vision of an African renaissance in their vision of bringing hope and healing to the continent of Africa. I salute the vision and mission of Mercy Ships and ask that you join me in supporting their noble work and contribute to make this world a better place."
Nelson Mandela - Former President, South Africa

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