Local Guinean, Thierno Diallo, works as a translator in the operating room onboard the Africa Mercy. Pictured above, Thierno leads a patient out of the O.R. following successful cataract surgery:
“For me, working with Mercy Ships means helping people who are suffering. It requires being responsible, conscious of the circumstances of other people’s lives, and helping them without discrimination.
Here I have learned humility, valuing others above ourselves, and team work by building strong and healthy relationships based on mutual trust.”