Feb 27, 2015
Many women in Africa suffer from a childbirth injury called obstetric fistula. They come to our hospital ship feeling hopeless and rejected. But a free surgery restores their health and their lives. Volunteer ward nurse Paula describes the special ceremony that celebrates this transformation.
Feb 26, 2015
Veronica Hache was the assistant director of a rehab service at a hospital. But she gave up her job to volunteer with Wheels for the World, a program run by Joni and Friends.
Feb 25, 2015
On our hospital ship, we have a “Celebration of Sight” for patients whose sight has been restored through free cataract surgery. Listen to the “eye witness” account of a crewmember.
Feb 24, 2015
In a moment of desperation, Jessica walked into a local supermarket and shoplifted $300 in groceries. She was caught! Officer Vicki Thomas of the Miami-Dade Police Department, asked Robles why she was stealing.
Feb 23, 2015
Dentist Mark Bullock volunteered with Mercy Ships in Congo. Facing patients with extreme dental problems on a daily basis can be exhausting.