Imagine...

... 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!

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Fanta

Story of Fanta

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Amina, Jaques, Marie and Elodie

Amina, Jacques, Marie and Elodie

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Zakael

Story of Zakael

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William

Story of William

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Ulrich

Story of Ulrich

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Mercy

Story of Mercy

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

+100’000

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

Surgical programs
1'456

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

Local capacity building
+1'200

volunteers on the Africa Mercy every year.

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28.07.2019

Mercy Ships Switzerland open doors

The Mercy Ships Switzerland team is delighted to invite you to our traditional open house on Saturday, September 7,
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23.05.2019

A 100’000 thanks to you all!

7-month-old patient received cleft lip surgery onboard world’s largest nonprofit hospital ship For more than 40 years, the charity
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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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