... a ship crewed by doctors, teachers, water engineers and agriculturalists visiting some of the world’s poorest nations. Now imagine their services offered free of charge!

Welcome to Mercy Ships!

Latest life changes stories


Story of Aicha

Dr Patricia Eyoup Sen

Story of Dr Patricia


Story of Mercy

Salamatou and Mariama

Story of Salamatou and Mariama

Paul Pascal

Story of Paul Pascal


Story of Sandrins

Discover a new story of a transformed life every two months!


life-changing or life-saving surgical procedures performed on our hospital ship since 1978.

Surgical programs

health professionals in Cameroon and Guinea participated in our advanced training sessions in 2018.

Local capacity building

volunteers on the Africa Mercy every year.

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Latest articles


René Lehmann answers questions about Coronavirus and Mercy Ships

The coronavirus is causing unprecedented challenges Strict, consistent and radical measures must be taken Our lives are subject to
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Mercy Ships Switzerland open doors

The Mercy Ships Switzerland team is delighted to invite you to our traditional open house on Saturday, September 12,
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"I applaud Mercy Ships in their efforts of transformational development as they make a lasting difference in a world of need. Mercy Ships has committed themselves to the vision of an African renaissance in their vision of bringing hope and healing to the continent of Africa. I salute the vision and mission of Mercy Ships and ask that you join me in supporting their noble work and contribute to make this world a better place."
Nelson Mandela - South Africa

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