Sambany

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  Last year, Mercy Ships volunteer surgeons removed the largest tumour they had ever seen from a gentle 55-year-old man named Sambany. Sambany had walked for several days to get to the Africa Mercy berthed in Tamatave, Madagascar. Africa Mercy is the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, a modern … Read More

Focus on Benin

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  Africa Mercy’s next ‘Field service’ will (DV) be in Benin from August 2016 to June 2017. Present day Benin was the site of Dahomey, a West African kingdom that rose to prominence in about 1600 and over the next two and a half centuries became a regional … Read More

William – Sight Restored

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Constrained by his blindness, William stayed at home. At the age of three, his son Unida shouldered the responsibility of being his father’s eyes. The burdens placed on his wife and son overwhelmed William, who wanted to provide for his family and lead his home. William patiently waits … Read More

Somaya’s Second Chance

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By Sharon Walls Journeying with Neny and Somaya recently has been a huge privilege which has impacted me greatly. Neny is a young woman who has seen brokenness and tragedy in her life, but her daughter Somaya was cocooned from the harsh world by Neny’s courageous love. Somaya … Read More

“Mercy Ships: A Life at Sea for All the Right Reasons” – the Maritime Professional on Captain Tim

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To many around the world, Tim Tretheway will forever be remembered as their beloved ‘Captain Tim.’ As Maritime Professional says, “Captain Tim Tretheway’s selfless journey at sea spanned almost 30 years and helped to change literally hundreds of thousands of lives – for the better – in the process.” Read … Read More

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