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Home Sweet (New) Home

We’ve arrived in our new home! The Africa Mercy pulled into the port in Conakry, Guinea about a week and a half ago. Since then, we’ve been busy exploring our new home, meeting the people of Guinea and finding those in need of a surgery aboard our ship. The people of Guinea are exceptionally friendly. As […]

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Fuel in the Tank

Before Mercy Ships will visit a country, we must get an invitation from the country’s President and minister of Health so that we can work with them to provide what they want and need, based on what we can provide, as a partnership.  One of the ways that the country will support Mercy Ships is […]

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A Lucky Blackout

[The below is my paraphrased version of the story of our blackout on board, originally taken from a Blog Post from one of our Engineering team] During this story I was up in our server room with my shutdown procedure in hand, and laptop-at-the-ready, sweating bullets (despite our server room AC continuing to work just […]

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Sandpaper and Rock Tumbler

Some days (or weeks) it’s hard to know what to say to friends and family back at home. It’s hard to know what to write in this blog. When we left the US to come to the Africa Mercy, we knew that there would be challenges. We knew that we would be stretched. I think […]

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Spicing-up Life on the AFM

It’s not all work on the Africa Mercy (AFM). A few weeks ago, we had out very own “Chopped competition. For those of you who haven’t seen the TV show, it is a cooking competition in which chefs must incorporate unusual combinations of ingredients into dishes that are later tasted by a panel of judges. […]

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