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The Africa Mercy

It sounded like a miracle when a hospital ship arrived

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Jocelin of Madagscar was only 12 years old, but was consumed with worry and fear. The tumour on his neck continue to grow larger as time passed. He wore a scarf to try to hide it, embarrassed for his friends to see. Then a ship arrived and changed his life. Jocelin’s fat...

A floating hospital. A second chance.

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Her father abandoned her and the neighbors told her mother to give her away to an orphanage. Born with a cleft lip and palate, the odds were stacked against little Somaya. But her mother, Neny, refused to give up hope that her daughter would somehow get the help she needed.  Due to an unfortun...

Fifalina helped by Mercy Ships

A ship full of hope!

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Imagine being 9 years old and constantly left behind by your friends because you can’t walk. This was the daily reality for Fifalina from Madagascar. Fortunately, everything changed when a Mercy Ships hospital vessel arrived to the island. After several complex orthopedic surgeries onboard the Africa Mercy, Fifalina can now walk and play and live…

They are keeping the hospital ship afloat

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Our partner Mercy Ships, owns and operates the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, from which they provide dental care and qualified medical care to the people who need it the most. The whole operation is based on the work of volunteers and today, we’re launching our own volunteer program together with Mercy Ships. ...

Stena Line CEO Niclas Mårtensson visits Mercy Ships in Benin

589 ports visited & 2,5 M people helped – This is a life-changing contribution!

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In January our CEO, Niclas Mårtensson, had the opportunity to visit Mercy Ships hospital ship Africa Mercy, when it was docked in Cotonou, Benin, West Africa – one of the world’s poorest countries. Here he shares his thoughts about his visit, the work Mercy Ships do and our partnersh...

A floating hospital!

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Since their start back in 1978, Mercy Ships has worked in more than 70 countries where they have provided free, world-class health care services to more than 2.5 million patients with the help of an average of more than 1,000 volunteers from up to 40 nations every year. We have decided to enter into a…

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