Thankful for our

Shipmate

Partners

Thankful for our

Shipmate

Partners

Generosity Changes Lives

Our mission of bringing hope and healing to the forgotten poor would remain a dream if not for our dedicated partners whose generosity changes lives. These Shipmate® partners help bring lifesaving surgery and medical capacity training to countries where there is little to no medical care by supporting our hospital ship the Africa Mercy and our dedicated volunteers on a monthly basis. Thank you for continuing to help those who need it most!

Generosity Changes Lives

Our mission of bringing hope and healing to the forgotten poor would remain a dream if not for our dedicated partners whose generosity changes lives. These Shipmate® partners help bring lifesaving surgery and medical capacity training to countries where there is little to no medical care by supporting our hospital ship the Africa Mercy and our dedicated volunteers on a monthly basis. Thank you for continuing to help those who need it most!

Stories of Mercy

Take a look at some of our stories of mercy, made possible by the help of your monthly donations.

Memories of Mercy: Toffa’s Story

For many people in developed countries, the growth of cataracts clouding their vision means a trip to the ophthalmologist and outpatient surgery. But for those we serve — who lack access to medical care — a condition such as cataracts can impact their entire life,...

elderly woman sitting in front of door

Memories of Mercy: Emmanoel’s Story

It’s been over 40 years since our mission of hope and healing was launched with a simple dream, but since then, thousands of people have received life-changing surgical care. As we look back on some of our previous patients’ journeys, we are reminded of the impact...

Memories of Mercy: Lucrech’s Story

In 2013 Mercy Ships served off the coast of the Republic of Congo. During the Africa Mercy's 10-month stay in the port of Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo, volunteers offered free surgeries to remove tumors and cataracts, fix bent limbs, and heal burn wound...

A Journey From Pain to Promise

When Diacko was a baby, others in his village would regularly stop his mother, Youma, just to tell her how beautiful he was. Then, when he turned 3 years old, Diacko’s legs began to bow painfully outward. Youma’s heart would break as the compliments her son used to...

Memories of Mercy: Noely’s Story

For over 40 years, Mercy Ships volunteers and supporters have worked endlessly to provide safe, quality medical care to those who need it most. Over 2.8 million people have been impacted throughout those years, and as we approach a new time in our history, we’d...