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Imagine living with incontinence. The constant smell. The enduring embarrassment of leaking onto sofas, beds, and chairs. Would you go out?  Astou couldn’t.  In fact, for almost twenty years, Astou hid herself away. Even on her sister’s wedding day. “On the day of...

Attendees to Christian festivals are being treated to a 13-minute movie showcasing Mercy Ships’ work across sub-Saharan Africa. The pop-up cinema has already appeared at Spring Harvest events in Skegness and Minehead, and the team are gearing up for the Big...

The work we do as an international healthcare charity is pioneering. But it’s only possible through the incredible support we receive from individuals, families and organisations. And today we want to celebrate a new special relationship with the Global Maritime...

Mercy Ships is delighted to be chosen as Seawork’s charity partner. As Europe's largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork is generously raising awareness of our work to bring free, life-changing surgeries to women, men and children across sub-Saharan Africa. This...

It is with great sadness that we heard that Lea Milligan, former Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Ships UK, passed away unexpectedly on Monday 15th April. Lea was an inspirational leader across the organisations he worked for, and cared deeply about...

A New Chapter is on the horizon! We're excited to announce that we are growing our fleet with a new hospital ship. The purpose is to save, train, and transform even more lives in sub-Saharan Africa. Thanks to the incredible support of our...

Surgery performed by a British consultant on board the Global Mercy has helped a four-year-old boy transform his life.    Amadou, from Senegal, was struggling to walk or move due to rickets. Every step was painful for him. His carer, Mariatou,...

 Malang, a five-year-old boy from Senegal, had been to multiple hospitals in his home country in search of medical help. His legs started to bow when he was two years old. His parents couldn’t afford surgery or find a surgeon...

If you're coming to Big Church Festival (25-26th May) we’ll see you there! Here’s all you need to know about how you can support Mercy Ships at the festival. What is the Big Church Festival? Big Church Festival brings together Christians of...

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