The Africa Mercy Departs Guinea

The 2018-19 field service in Guinea has come to an end! The Africa Mercy has now left Conakry, Guinea, for the Canary Islands, where the ship will undergo annual maintenance before setting sail for Senegal, our next port of service. This field service has been an outstanding success, with partners from all over the world […]

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Mercy Ships Canada Achieves Accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standard Program

Mercy Ships Canada is excited to announce today that it has been accredited under Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program. With this achievement, we join a growing community of more than 240 organizations dedicated to operational excellence. The Standards Program is a Canada-wide set of shared standards for charities and nonprofits designed to strengthen practices in […]

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Rouel saw the #AfricaMercy for the first time from behind a scarf. He wore it to hide the hole on his face left by noma, a bacterial infection that attacks facial tissue. The evening before his surgery, Rouel spoke with Anesthesia Assistant, Stacey Such, and during their conversation, he finally removed the scarf. Even before […]

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Rouel saw the #AfricaMercy for the first time from behind a scarf. He wore it to hide the hole on his face left by noma, a bacterial infection that attacks facial tissue. The evening before his surgery, Rouel spoke with Anesthesia Assistant, Stacey Such, and during their conversation, he finally removed the scarf. Even before […]

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Patient Update: Ebenezer

For those of you who do not know Ebenezer, he was one of our first patients in the Congo! Ebenezer is from Nigeria and was unable to afford medical care in his home country.  He searched the internet for a way to get help to remove his tumor and found Mercy Ships on line. He […]

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What! You’re Going to the Congo?

Over the months since we announced our next field service would be in the Congo, we have had a bit of concern over the safety of volunteering there. But it’s okay! This is just a bit of geographical confusion. To put those minds at ease, our team has put together a video describing the differences […]

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