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Transformed lives

Discover exceptional life stories!

Patient stories

Behind every statistic is a story, a life – a person waiting for hope and healing and a better future. Mercy Ships exists as a compassionate response to a world in need. 

Discover the stories of people whose lives have been transformed when they found both hope and healing on board.

A father’s love: Aissatou’s story

Aissatou’s family was heartbroken by her struggles with a cleft lip, often hiding her behind a scarf to shield her from ridicule. Now healed and hopeful, Aissatou proudly shares her beautiful smile with the world.

Life-changing healing for Samba

The relentless tumour that had been growing since Diarra was a teenager had all but stolen her hope for the future.

The future holds great promise

The relentless tumour that had been growing since Diarra was a teenager had all but stolen her hope for the future.

Whole again after 27 years

After being severely burned as a child, Coumba adjusted to difficult life with a hand immobilised by scars. But hope for a different future had arrived.

The gifts within – Hamadou finds hope

Hamadou learned to cope with the physical limitations of his cleft lip, which impacted his ability to swallow and eat, Even his family were fearful of him.

Daouda’s long journey

Douda’s loving dad had tried every possible avenue to seek treatment for his son”s tumour – to no avail. Yet hope drove them to try once more.

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