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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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Fanta

Story of Fanta

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Amina, Jaques, Marie and Elodie

Amina, Jacques, Marie and Elodie

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Haingo

Story of Haingo

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Sandrins

Story of Sandrins

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William

Story of William

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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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11.04.2018

Visit the Africa Mercy!

This summer, Mercy Ships is once again organizing “open doors” during a technical stopover of the Africa Mercy in
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28.03.2018

Race for Gift

Through the Race for Gifts, you can contribute towards offering reconstructive surgery to children in Africa: participating in the
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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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