Ally, Amy & Louis Jones are volunteers with Mercy Ships as Crew members on board the Africa Mercy,

the world's largest civilian hospital ship.

The Joneses have served with Mercy Ships for 6 years, working in some of the poorest nations in Africa, helping to provide free healthcare to those who would otherwise have no access to specialist care they need.

Ally, Amy & Louis, serving with Mercy Ships













Monday, September 23, 2019

Hi everyone, thanks again for clicking the link & reading our update.

We've waited a while to give you all this update, and we might as well start with the big news...

Three is becoming four...

The big news is that we are expecting baby number 2! Louis is going to be a big brother!

Amy is 16 weeks pregnant today, and has been a little bit unwell through the process in recent weeks, but is hopefully through the worst of it. Not easy when chasin...

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

We have arrived in Senegal!!

We arrived on Wednesday last week (14th) after a sail of only a few days, and all is well. However, since our last update, there's a few things to catch up on, which we will do in chronological order...

Finishing Shipyard

The last update was from Las Palmas in the Canary Islands, where the ship was in dry dock. It was important that we went back into the water in time, and though we were delayed by a few days...

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We are volunteers serving with Mercy Ships.

All volunteers pay a contribution to their living costs on board the Africa Mercy, as well as their travel to & from the ship.

We also have insurance expenses, as well as general personal expenses to keep us clothed and clean!

If you would like to support us, click on the 'Donate' button below, making sure to add our names into the box where it asks if you would like to support a Crew member (on second page).

Thank you for your support!


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Ally is the current 

Operations Director

on board the Africa Mercy.

Ally's role involves high-level management, overseeing a few departments on board, and working with the managers to keep things running smoothly


Amy is a trained Adult ICU Nurse, with experience working in London, Guildford, and Portsmouth (UK).

Amy has worked in the Africa Mercy Wards, before leading Medical Capacity Building programs for Mercy Ships in Congo, Madagascar, and Benin.


Louis is a happy, delightful little boy, born in July 2017.

He is growing fast, getting faster on his feet, and brings joy to everyone around him!

Louis has many friends on board, young and old, enjoys swimming, cars, scrambled eggs, and reading about Paddington Bear.

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