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We are delighted to announce that Mercy Ships trustee, Angharad Milenkovic, has been named as University College London’s new Vice-President (Advancement). From this week, she takes charge of the strategic direction of the university’s philanthropy and alumni relations activity as well as joining its senior...

The third Mercy Ships series is premiering on TBNUK this week and we’ve saved the best to last. This latest series focuses on the incredible patients and volunteers you have helped and empowered over the years, the training projects you are funding and the brand-new teaching-hospital ship, the Global Mercy!  You’ll see how patients are doing...

Catch up on a special evening of inspiration and celebration. Hear traditional and contemporary Christmas carols, sung by London Community Gospel Choir, volunteer stories enjoy Christmas readings all from the comfort of your own living room! So grab a mince pie, curl up on the...

“I used to say, ‘if you give someone fish to eat, you feed him for a day. If you teach him to fish, you feed him for his whole life. But if you teach people how to teach other people, then you feed a village...

Since Mercy Ships was founded in 1978, the mission of transforming lives with Christian values at the core has inspired countless people, some not necessarily intrepid to begin with, to join us onboard and set sail to Africa. People from all different backgrounds and walks...

Every year, people around the globe celebrate World Maritime Day. In honour of this occasion, join us in shining a spotlight on the Mercy Ships fleet – past and present – as well as the incredible and invaluable volunteer seafarers who operate them. Meet an exceptional...

“Togo is my country, but Mercy Ships is my home.” It was a conversation with her pastor, all the way back in 1995, that changed the trajectory of Clementine’s life. She was working at her church when she heard that a hospital ship would soon be...

  How far can you imagine travelling to receive healthcare? For many of the patients you serve, access to care isn’t only limited by the cost, it’s also physically out of reach. Without trained medical specialists in their regions, small health issues can quickly grow into life-threatening...

Every morning, Francois Tounamou wakes up at 5.30am and spends more than two hours travelling to the Gamal Abdel Nasser University dental school in Guinea. He gets to the clinic early and leaves late, sometimes hours after the class is scheduled to end. In his...

On International Day of the Seafarer, we are celebrating the vital role of our seafarers in bringing life-changing surgery to those who need it the most. We could not function without them. Mercy Ships floating hospitals, the Africa Mercy and Global Mercy, are the largest charity-run...

The ALBORADA Trust has awarded Mercy Ships a grant to fund the vital training of surgeons in West and East Africa. A previous gift from the Trust in 2019, enabled Mercy Ships to train 12 Senegalese surgeons, whose new skills have transformed the lives of many...

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