My name is Elfried ADJIN and I’m from Benin. I heard about Mercy Ships from a priest which I am a friend within my church. What I enjoy in life is learning from others experiences and examples. I had many opportunities in my life and the only way I was satisfied, without having regrets, is by doing what God told me to do. Since then, my choices are made according to God’s will.
Ways You Can Help
There are three main ways you can help.
Prayer is my first need and priority! I am always so thankful for your prayers for my ministry and the work I am doing to bring hope and healing to the world’s forgotten poor. Pray for me
In Africa, volunteerism is not well understood or supported. Our first responsibility is to help our family and others close to us. So, it’s difficult for us to get sponsored by our churches or other persons. I’m already thankful to those of who you went through this lines and any amount is welcome.Support me
Please send me a message to share how you are doing and ask me questions about my time with Mercy Ships. I would love to hear from you! Message me
Find out what I have been doing.
EMT: My new skill
Taking part of this mission is also an opportunity to learn new things. I am member of the EMT (Emergency Medical Team) as Stretcher Bearer on-board the AFM. In july during shipyard in Las Palmas, we will take a BLS (Basic Life Support) exam. Each other week, we conduct a fire drill so the whole […]
During the week-end, I like to spend some time with orphans through the ship’s Mercy Ministry program. Freely I receive, freely I must give.
Before the Africa Mercy left Cotonou, Benin my family was able to visit. These are a few photos from the visit.
About Mercy Ships
Mercy Ships, a global charity, has operated a fleet of hospital ships in developing nations since 1978. Mercy Ships follows the 2000-year-old model of Jesus, bringing hope and healing to the world’s forgotten poor.
A few words from my colleagues.
“While working with Elfried he will never disappoint you, always willing to help and go the extra mile. His technical knowledge is good but he’s always willing to learn more and will ask if he doesn’t understand. It is a pleasure to have him as a colleague.”Jasper Ringoir
“Elfried has a great attitude, nothing is ever a problem, and he is prepared to tackle any task. He is very capable and a joy to work with.”Stuart Clear
“Elfried is a joy to work with. He is determined, thorough, and doesn’t back down from any problem. Everyone loves Elfried!”Jen Epp
“I was part of a team responsible with implementing a new Supply System on the Africa Mercy. Elfried was the technical IS Support Specialist responsible with supporting us. He is a man of good character, does his work with integrity and always displayed great attitude under all circumstances. It was a pleasure and privilege working with Elfried.”Walter Pretorius
“Elfried is a man of upmost integrity and noble character. He has the ability to read the next move and do it before he’s asked. There is no project or task that Elfried is not willing to try. I have a deep respect for this man and valued every minute I worked with him.”Ryan Cardoza
“Elfried is a hard worker and a good friend and teammate. He is fluent in both French and English, making him a valuable asset to help our users feel at home using their own language. In his work, he is meticulous and thoughtful, and always enjoys a good laugh. We are really blessed to have him as a part of the Information Services team on the Africa Mercy.”Will Morrison