Fistula, illness of shame


An article about fistula in Africa was published in the Swiss newspaper Le Matin today. Read it here (in French).

"Race for Gift" in Geneva


Join us and run so that children can walk! On Sunday May 21st, Geneva will host the "Race for Gift", Switzerland’s first charity race. Here is how it works: raise 300 francs for Mercy Ships through your personal network, and come to run on May 21st! (article in French)

Caring for Elina


Elina had been burned – literally held in open flames – in retaliation over a family dispute. She would never be the same. But on the Africa Mercy, she found Healing, hope and love!

The challenge of access to surgery


According to a recent study, 5 billion human beings do not have sufficient access to essential surgery. Since 1978, Mercy Ships has collaborated with governments and the World Health Organisation to help respond to this challenge.