Patient stories of hope
For years, Mary's tumor grew. It covered her eye and caused her classmates to relentlessly taunt her.
Prinscio was ashamed of his twisted feet. Now he's excited to run and play like other kids.
Elina's infected burns threatened her life. She needed a miracle.
Volunteer stories of mercy
Dr. Gary Parker has had a front-row view of the great surgical need.
"What they give back to us is more than we could ever give."
"You can’t help but be changed when you serve the Lord."
"I'm not the same person I was when I left home."
35 years of healing the world's poor
How the world’s largest charity hospital ship provides care and neighborly love.
Many of the world’s poor suffer or even die from easily treatable medical conditions.
Discover the origins and history of our international humanitarian organization.
Our mission to leave a lasting impact in Togo.
Mercy Ships Blog
Seven years ago, 11-year-old Christelle climbed the gangway of the Africa Mercy with her mom. A cleft lip and palate had stolen her self-confidence, and she had felt like an outcast as she hid from stares and jeers. Many emotions …excitement, nervousness, fear of the unknown … raced through her mind as she took each step. With hands gripped together tightly, Christelle and her mom hoped and prayed for a miracle as they stepped onto the ship and put their trust in the care of strangers.
Every day our Founder, Don Stephens takes a minute to explain how you can make a lasting difference in the world.