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Inspired by the legendary Captain Sir Tom? Let us introduce you to the remarkable David Pepin! At 84 years old - during lockdown in a global pandemic - most people might start thinking of themselves and their own misfortunes. But not David Pepin from Alston, Cumbria. Instead, the...

Mercy Ships is a faith-based international development organisation that deploys teaching hospital ships to some of the poorest countries in the world, delivering vital, free medical care to people in desperate need while training local healthcare professionals and strengthening local healthcare systems. All this work...

When Dr Patricia Eyoup Sen first stepped onboard the Africa Mercy, she had never participated in surgery before. Today she is a leading ophthalmic surgeon who helps thousands of patients every year in her home country of Cameroon. This is her story - and one of many...

A commemorative reflection from Mercy Ships Chairman Henry Clarke Mercy Ships Chairman Henry Clarke has paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh, for his infectious enthusiasm and for his commitment to see the younger generations thrive.   Henry is a founding member of the Board of Trustees and became Chairman of Mercy...

Ly Cheick, a 24-year-old Guinean student, had a bright future ahead of him. However, he had one health problem — one that was getting worse over time. He had noticed a bump growing in his mouth that was becoming more and more visible. In 2020, after...

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