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Adama’s Bright New Smile

Adama’s Bright New Smile

When Binta brought her four-year-old granddaughter Adama to Mercy Ships for a cleft lip surgery, the mother shared her deep gratitude.  “We are so grateful to be here, and that Adama will be able to go to school healed. The village that loves her already will...

A New Purpose: Martha’s Journey

A New Purpose: Martha’s Journey

It was an episode of 60 Minutes that changed the course of Martha Rodriguez’s life. As she watched the show from her Texas home in 2013, she was captivated. The episode was about a Mercy Ships hospital ship, and Martha immediately knew she wanted to be a part of it....

Meet The Surgeon Restoring Women’s Hope and Dignity

Meet The Surgeon Restoring Women’s Hope and Dignity

Dr. Charlotte Polle-Kaliti is a pioneer. She was the first person from her community to go into medicine, later becoming an obstetrician and gynecologist, then eventually a fistula surgeon. Out of 11 fistula surgeons in her home country of Kenya, she is the only woman...

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