STORIES

The Journey to Hope and Healing

Operating a fleet of floating hospitals means managing a host of moving parts. From building relationships with other nations to staffing a crew of volunteer professionals – and, of course, serving our patients – you might say the work onboard a Mercy Ship requires a...

Mercy Ships enters a new chapter:

Charity takes official delivery of their first purpose-built hospital ship the Global Mercy™ GARDEN VALLEY, TEXAS - 29 June 2021 – Global health charity, Mercy Ships, reports that after a completion and acceptance ceremony on June 16, followed by a handover...

Day of the Seafarer

Mercy Ships floating hospitals, the Africa Mercy and Global Mercy, are the largest charity-run hospital ships in the world. Operating two ships means we rely heavily on the seafarers who use their time and skills to transform the lives of thousands who walk up our...

A Smile That Shines: Sekouba’s Story

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...

HEROES OF HEALTHCARE: DR GCOBANI TUSWA

Our Heroes of Healthcare series features incredible medical professionals spanning the continent of Africa. From Benin’s first Reconstructive Plastic surgeon to a maxillofacial surgeon in Guinea, this series highlights the outstanding men and women who are changing...

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