Elfried Adjin

I’d like to introduce you to Elfried Adjin. I had the pleasure of working with Elfried onboard the Africa Mercy while serving with Mercy Ships in Benin. Elfried is originally from Benin and is now serving for two years in the same department I worked in – Information Services (IT) – as a Technology Support Specialist. … More Elfried Adjin

Sailing Again!

Hello Family & Friends! I have been asked to return to the Africa Mercy for a three month service as the interim I.S. manager. My flight itinerary has me booked to leave California on May 16th, just two days after my sister gets married, and now only 28 days away! (Get ready friends onboard!) I … More Sailing Again!

2014 Shipyard Update

Things are getting exciting in dry dock. Both rudders, propellers and propeller shafts have been removed from the ship, serviced and reinstalled. The hull of the ship has been sandblasted and repainted (had to get the barnacles off of her). Our bow thrusters have been completely overhauled by Rolls-Royce mechanics. We dropped anchor (onto the dock) cleaned the … More 2014 Shipyard Update

2014 Goals

I set 5 goals for this year. Learn French Blog weekly Respond to all messages within 24 hours Understand poverty Start a movement for something I believe in This list is not weighted in any particular order. What I’ve found is that I’m very week at numbers 2 and 3. I’ve not made any movement … More 2014 Goals