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On a Friday afternoon in Senegal, crewmembers of the Africa Mercy hospital ship excitedly gazed out into the ocean from the highest deck with palpable anticipation. At the same moment, people across the world watched from home, filled with equal expectancy. “There, I can see it!”...

A grandmother from Cambridgeshire endured vertigo and freezing temperatures as she walked 500 miles to bring life-changing surgery to the world’s poorest nations. Dawn Martin, 69, from Gamlingay has just finished walking the full length of the Camino de Santiago from St-Jean-Pied-de-Port from France to Spain...

Pupils on hospital ship the Global Mercy were so excited to get a letter from the Queen when they sent a congratulations card for Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Teacher Kathryn Dungworth from Lancashire says the children aged six and seven wrote to the Queen as part...

You can combine personal growth with travel while transforming lives if you volunteer for Mercy Ships - like 19-year-old Teddie Ling-Hall. Like many teenagers, Teddie Ling-Hall wasn’t entirely sure what to do next. He was 18 and was looking for something that would satisfy his thirst for...

An intrepid headteacher is set to run a marathon in the Arctic as part of an academic year of fundraising at his school to help bring life-changing surgery to the world’s poorest nations. Headteacher Shaun Miles at St Luke’s CofE Primary in Cannock, Staffordshire, all his...

A long-term Mercy Ships supporter is cycling more than 60 miles in one night through the streets of London to raise money for the charity. Don Price, 72, from Woodford Green, London, will be taking part in the London Nightrider on Saturday June 11th until Sunday...

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