Patient stories of hope
With a smile that was quick to come and slow to leave, little Tene captured Mariam’s heart immediately.
Aicha’s larger-than-life curiosity was on display — just because she couldn’t see the world around her, didn’t mean she wasn’t already leaving her mark on it.
A small lump became a dangerous tumor on M’Mah Benessa’s face. If left untreated, she could lose her sight, and her eye.
Volunteer stories of mercy
Today, Milo Falsing is the volunteer captain of that very ship
Denise never knew the opportunities she would discover volunteering with Mercy Ships.
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."
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
Dr. Payam Afzali’s Story While Dr. Payam Afzali had heard of Mercy Ships in the past, it was a presentation by Dr. Gary Parker, Mercy Ships Chief Medical Officer, that resulted in a unique experience for the maxillofacial specialist. “He spoke candidly about the patients he had treated and the ‘before and after’ (images) … Continued
Every day our Founder, Don Stephens takes a minute to explain how you can make a lasting difference in the world.