Only a year after the swelling started, the benign tumour in Hawa’s mouth had grown so large that she could barely eat. Their neighbours cruelly declared she was cursed. But Hawa found hope on a Mercy Ship.
In 2005 in Liberia we met Hawa, and met her again years later as a beautiful young adult. Read more about her beautiful journey to healing here
One hundred thousand free surgical procedures for people living in poverty have been provided by Mercy Ships since the not-for-profit began in 1978.