10 Things you didn’t Know about Madagascar

On August 3, the Africa Mercy will leave Durban, South Africa, where the ship has been receiving vital maintenance and repairs in preparation for our second service in Madagascar. In anticipation of starting our 2015/2016 service, keep reading to learn more about this fascinating country and why Mercy Ships is working there.   The capital […]

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Our Friendship With Vololonirina

This is the story of a patient who made it her mission to bless us.  Our friendship with Vololonirina began in November 2014 when a free surgery onboard the Africa Mercy removed the facial tumor that had plagued her for thirty-two years. The growth had severely damaged her self-esteem. She says, “Every time I used the […]

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Ride for Refuge 2015

Are you ready to ride? The Ride for Refuge is a fantastically fun, family-friendly bike-a-thon supporting charities serving the displaced, vulnerable, and exploited. This will be Mercy Ships Canada’s second year partnering with Ride for Refuge, the RIDE will take place on October 3rd, 2015! No matter where you live in Canada, you can take […]

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Shop Cause Shirts and Create Change!

If you’re thinking about adding to your summer wardrobe this month, why not purchase a great top that allows you to give back as well. Shop Cause Shirts! Mercy Ships Canada has teamed up with Cause Shirts to help bring free healthcare to those most in need in Madagascar. Cause Shirts aims to support those who are giving […]

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The Story of Nestore and his New Shoes

Nestore walked for over two hours to get to the bus station in Madagascar. He wore flip-flops, which made the long walk more difficult. In fact, flip-flops had been his only choice for footwear for his entire 14 years of life. He wasn’t making a fashion statement. His left clubfoot made it impossible to wear […]

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Mercy Ships Teams up with One Yoga

We are happy to announce for the month of July, donations from every Friday night’s Karma class at One Yoga will go to Mercy Ships and our 2015-2016 field service in Madagascar! What does Mercy Ships and Yoga have in Common? Health of course! Much like Yoga, Mercy Ships takes a holistic approach to healthcare, considering […]

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