Eunice Hiew – recently returned from Africa Mercy – has been featured on the online news site Stuff this week. Her story – which you can find here – featured in the Western Leader and tells of her time and experience on board in Madagascar.
“Hope On My Horizon” doesn’t hope to earn a Kiwi musician Peter Woolston local or international acclaim; its driving purpose is to raise money and awareness for Mercy Ships NZ … a worldclass floating hospital that provides lifechanging medical care to thousands of people living in Africa – … Read More
She simply didn’t recognise her husband as they passed on the jungle trail. Because without the 7.4 kg facial tumour, Sambany is a new man. It’s easy to see why Barazafy passed her own husband on the jungle path as he made the two-day walk home to his … Read More
It was the cloud’s silver lining for Nestore. He discovered a love for all things medical during his long recuperation. Nestore had walked for over two hours to get to the bus station in Madagascar. The walk was long and painful because of the club foot condition he … Read More
Africa Mercy (current flagship) Deployed 2007 History Acquired in 1999, the Dronning Ingrid underwent conversion from a Danish rail ferry into the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship. Sponsored by corporate and individual donors, the purpose-built Africa Mercy has five operating rooms and an 82-bed ward. Facilities & Features … Read More
Many nations in Africa are ranked by the United Nations Human Development Index as the least developed nations on earth. There are only two doctors per 10,000, New Zealand has 10 times that ratio. On average 170 of every 1000 African children die before they are five, compared … Read More
In August of each year, Mercy Ships begins a new field service in an African nation. For the next 10 months the hospital ship is docked in a port city, and thousands of patients who have been screened for surgery arrive for their free, life-changing operations. Screening shot? … Read More
These crew members blogs share some of the most remarkable accounts of the breath of God bringing hope and healing through ordinary people like you and me. They are featured with permission. Capture a poignant glimpse of the most astonishing moments as our crew members share every day life … Read More