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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...

Two governments have generously waived the charge for the Global Mercy to pass through Suez Canal meaning thousands of extra lives can be saved in Africa. The world’s largest charity hospital ship and the newest in the Mercy Ships fleet is currently on its way to...

  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...

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