A Body Healed is a Life Transformed

They are daughters, wives, mothers, sons, and fathers. Behind every face, there's a name and a heart that holds a dream.
Here are their stories.

Learning to Eat: Cheikh’s Story

Ndeye’s only son Cheikh was born with both a cleft lip and a cleft palate. Because of these conditions, Cheikh struggled to breastfeed.


Serigne’s parents couldn’t afford surgery to fix his bowed legs at the local hospitals. He then qualified for surgery onboard the Global Mercy.

Diacko: The Courage to Trust

Diacko had lived with bowed legs for more than half his life and was accustomed to the taunts of other children ringing in his ears.

Teneng and Ibrahima: Gifts from God

Teneng and Ibrahima are maxillofacial patients born with a cleft lip and palate. But they now can smile to a new life!

Kadidja: A Future as Bright as her Smile

Kadidja’s future was uncertain from the moment she was born with a cleft lip and palate. But she now can smile to her new life!

Aissatou Finds Healing

Aissatou’s parents would have given everything they had to find healing for their daughter. And every year, they were disappointed.

The real change comes when we all work together.

It’s an all-hands-on-deck job.
So, partner with us today, and don’t miss the opportunity to help change someone’s life forever.
Your support and volunteer efforts bring hope and healing to so many in great need.