In this episode of Stories of Mercy, Africa Mercy crewmember Kathy Long has found that home is what holds your heart, and her home is the ship. With her supportive role onboard, she has realized she can play a part in changing lives without having any medical experience.
Mercy Ships volunteers, like Deb Louden, do more than provide free medical care. They also let people know that someone really cares. But no matter how much they give, they are always blessed beyond their expectations.
Fode was deaf, mute, and blind from cataracts. He and his brother had a special language by touch. Mercy Ships nurse Marsha Tribe describes Fode's reaction after his sight was restored on our hospital ship.
Here is another video in our Stories of Mercy series. While working in Liberia, Mercy Ships crew member Patricia Royston met Esther, a lovely new mother. Esther had previously suffered an injury called an obstetric fistula while giving birth. Patricia shares Esther’s story...