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













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...

Friday, July 20, 2018

Last Sunday 15th July, 5 of the original 6 Joneses took part in the British 10k in Central London.

We knew that these two weeks would be the first time that all of us would be in the country since Chris & Sophie got married three years ago, and started thinking of something fun to do... goodness knows how we came up with the idea of doing a 10k together! But we did, and we did it.

We trained in a few different countries... Anna in Macedonia,...

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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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