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Mercy Ships is known for providing free, world-class surgical care to people throughout West Africa while partnering with healthcare workers to provide training and mentorship. But did you know that Mercy Ships also offers free training for the maritime volunteers who help keep the ship...

Thanks to a generous donor from Calder Investments, donations received before the 31st of August 2020 will be matched. This means that any donations made to help patients like Mariama will have double the impact. Donations will also help Mercy Ships to continue to provide remote training...

Eliphaz Essah is one of our dedicated crew members who has recently used his skills to help his community in Benin. Essah, who speaks ten languages (Ewe, Krio, Lingala, Fon, Mahi, Kotafon, Yoruba, Goun, Mina, English and French), usually leads the Mercy Ships Food for Life...

Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General, Ghana Health Services, took delivery of a donation of PPE designated for the nation of Ghana today by Mercy Ships President Rosa Whitaker on behalf of the charity to support the national battle with coronavirus. “We applaud Ghana’s fight against this virus,”...

A few weeks ago the UK government recognised the importance of seafarers and officially classified them as keyworkers. Seafarers not only keep our world and supply chains connected, but through Mercy Ships they help provide free healthcare to people in desperate need in nations with...

Mercy Ships UK has appointed Joanne Balaam as Acting Executive Director. Joanne has served at Mercy Ships UK and its US counterpart supporting Finance and Operations and most recently as the Deputy Executive Director of Mercy Ships UK. She succeeds Lea Milligan, who is moving to a new role...

Wow! Thank you for supporting Mercy Ships on Giving Tuesday Now, the special day of charitable giving in response to the coronavirus pandemic on the 5th May 2020. We are so proud of our amazing Mercy Ships family. It was a truly humbling experience to...

Each Thursday, we have all been on our doorsteps and leaning out of our windows cheering, clanging saucepans together and clapping with gusto for NHS and key workers across the UK: our heroes in these challenging times. Now there is an exciting new opportunity for...

A global threat like COVID-19 touches every person on the planet, and it presents an opportunity to come together as a community. You may remember Giving Tuesday from December when the Mercy Ships community came together to raise more than £20,000 in a single day to provide free...

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