Let yourself be moved, feel and soak in Fifalina’s story… This little girl’s courage and heart through 6 months of medical care, painful procedures and rehab is a testimony of how strong her mother’s faith is and the love she has for her daughter. It is humbling and inspiring to see how much courage … More Courage looks like a little Malagasy girl
These are the streets that I roam these days.. they are sweaty and smelly and just beautiful. I love the authenticity of it. It’s like the food and the living and the zest and the grime all mingle and mold into one and they’re not ashamed, it’s just how it is. I love the wild dizzying … More The streets have no name…
I can not actually believe we have been in Cotonou for 3 weeks already! Three weeks used to pass by in a very familiar routine of comforts back home. This place on the other hand is a revolving door of activity especially at the start of a field service. Change after more change followed by something … More Bienvenue au Benin!
A few people have asked what ship life looks like and also what the ship does for the 2 months that we are not in field service. I couldn’t find a better way than to show you some of the official photos that have been taken. Here you will see Projects personnel doing renovations thought … More The colours of shipyard
I’ve never been filmed and nor had she. But there’s always a first time for everything. Those seven months in Madagascar where so rich with experiences, this was a story filled with many of those priceless moments. I’m going to throw a cliche or two around here, if that’s ok?… “life changing”, “challenging but rewarding”… … More One minute thirty two
Once upon a time, there was a feisty, charismatic little girl who had deformed feet – she was healed. I recently stumbled upon this article that a fellow Mercy Shipper in the communications team wrote. Tanya is a dear friend who served as a writer on board in Madagascar and many times we had deep … More Cyriane, oh Cyriane.
This is as much about collagen extensibility and muscle length as it is about the popular and attractive qualities of being ready-for-anything-with-a good attitude. It’s actually about travel. Travelling is all that the stuck-in-a-routine city lifer in me had imagined, and so much more. It involved a variety of beds from Sealy to stylish double decker … More The art of Flexibility