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An Electrician’s Journey to Finding Purpose and Professional Growth

Before volunteering with Mercy Ships, Jean Jacques was working as the head electrician for a successful company in Senegal, where he led a team and earned a good salary. Everything was going according to his plan, but Jean Jacques still felt unsatisfied. He realised he wasn’t thriving or finding purpose in his work.

The Impact of Timely Dental Care: Ibrahim’s Story

A simple toothache that went untreated turned into a much larger problem for 13-year-old Ibrahim, who lives in a region of Sierra Leone with no practicing dentists.

Ibrahim contracted a dental infection that, without treatment, spread to his jawbone, causing the side of his face to protrude beyond his jawline.

Joining Forces to Build a New Hospital Ship

The MSC Foundation, The MSC Group and Mercy Ships International are joining forces to build a new hospital ship. The new purpose-built hospital ship will expand the impact of Mercy Ships’ life-changing surgeries, anaesthetic care and surgical education for future generations of patients and healthcare professionals in sub-Saharan Africa.

Feeding a Crew Keeps a Mercy Ships Hospital Ship Fueled

When Morgan Georgioff shows up for work in the morning, she knows she’s making an impact that will quickly multiply.

As a galley team leader on board the floating hospital ship the Global Mercy™, she oversees the production of up to 1,700 meals on any given day.

A double portion of blessings for Emmanuel

Emmanuel was the first patient to receive surgery on board the Global Mercy in Freetown, Sierra Leone. As a small tumour started growing over the years, it lead him to believe he would live with the condition for the rest of his life.