Bringing hope and healing into an ocean of need.
We use hospital ships to have a wider reach.
We need people like you. Become a volunteer!
What we do
We use hospital ships to provide first-class healthcare services free of charge, strengthen local healthcare systems and sustainable development in developing countries.
We use hospital ships to provide first-class healthcare services free of charge.
We provide healthcare training to strengthen the standards of surgical care in local communities.
We promote the capacities and sustainable development of the country that hosts us.
Our Hospital Ships
Our vessels are state-of-the-art facilities that offer clean water, reliable electricity and care facilities.
A hospital ship crewed by surgeons, nurses, teachers, farmers and more, all volunteers, traveling to some of the world’s neediest countries to provide free surgeries and invest 10 months in the development of local health professionals and infrastructure and agricultural projects.
Volunteers per year
Thank you for your consideration in supporting Mercy Ships. Thank you for your consideration in supporting Mercy Ships. The most effective way to contribute on a personal level is with a monthly donation. When we donate a monthly amount we don’t notice much of a difference, but at the end of the year it becomes an amount that can really make an impact in the life of a person in need.