Postcards for Patients

In December we sent a Christmas postcard to our donors asking them to return it with warm wishes for patients onboard the Africa Mercy, the response was overwhelming and heart warming. As we enter into the new year, we would like to share some of these warm wishes with you. Check Facebook and Twitter each […]

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Fanjakely’s Fairytale

Eighteen-year-old Fanjakely arrived at the Mercy Ships patient screening with a look of total despair in her eyes and unsmiling hopelessness on her face. It had always been her dream to be a mother. When she was fifteen, her captivating features and grace caught the eye of a handsome farmer, and they were wed. Not […]

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Victorien, No Longer Afraid

A boy can cope with a lot of setbacks, but rejection by his friends is a crushing blow. Victorien’s friends called him “Big Chin” and stopped playing with him. Victorien’s problem started when his cheek began to swell. A dentist identified an abnormality in his mouth and said he needed to go to the city […]

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Your Story: Marlene Harvey

As the Christmas season is now upon us, one of our wonderful donors, Marlene Harvey, reminds us what it means to give and receive. Marlene is from Plum Pointe, Newfoundland. She is an Anglican Priest who, among many things, loves design and decorating – her home, table, gifts, herself, etc. Marlene creates incredible gift baskets and raffles them […]

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Make a Wish Come True This Christmas

Your best gift this Christmas? Making a wish come true! Do you remember what it’s like to be a child with a wish? Waking up on Christmas morning is a joyous occasion for many kids in Canada, but sadly there are many children around the world have never known the joy of a Christmas wish […]

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