Two out of three people in the world lack access to essential surgical care.

Mercy Ships is deploying a floating hospital in Africa: its volunteer crew provides life-changing surgery, as well as advanced medical training and infrastructure renovations to support the local health care system.


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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 (1918–2013)

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