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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

 

CONGO

2013/14

MADAGASCAR

2014/16

BENIN

2016/17

GUINEA

2018/19

SENEGAL

2019/20

NEWS

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The wards are open & we have smiles back in the wards!

I had to check, then double-check, but it has actually been two months since I last sent an update. It was the end of August.
At that point we had been on board for a few weeks, and the start up in Guinea hadn't quite gone to plan. More on that later...

LIFE IN CABIN 6417
Life is very different on board with a child! An obvious statement, but we are learning all the time just HOW differe...

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Well, we've arrived. Arrived on board, and arrived in Guinea.

It's difficult to get my head around the fact that we've not even been away a whole month yet. We flew out to Gran Canaria on the 28th July, to join the Africa Mercy before the sail to Guinea. That journey itself seems much more than four weeks ago, and it was a journey that left us with a few stories to tell! It involved me, Ally, half-running-half-walking through Madrid airport...

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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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WHERE ARE WE?

Ally

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

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

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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