Patient stories of hope
It took months for cataracts to destroy Tresor’s vision—and just twenty minutes to restore it.
One windswept leg was robbing Esther of the joys of childhood while threatening her future.
Monique hid her blindness from her family, until it finally shut her off from the world.
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."
40 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
Maeva’s four-year-old brother had discovered some matches and was playing with them when the mosquito net covering his baby sister caught fire. Within minutes, the net was engulfed in flames, trapping Maeva and her tortured cries inside.
Every day our Founder, Don Stephens takes a minute to explain how you can make a lasting difference in the world.