Overview

  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff1001-5000
  • Development Budget5 Million - 25 Million
  • Founded1978
Mercy Ships is a global charity that has operated hospital ships in developing nations since 1978, bringing hope and healing to the forgotten poor by mobilizing people and resources worldwide, serving all people without regard for race or religion. Mercy Ships brings hope and healing to the forgotten poor by mobilizing people and resources worldwide, and serving all people without regard for race, gender, or religion. Since 1978, Mercy Ships has performed services valued more than $834 million, impacting about 2.9 million people. Mercy Ships has over 1,200 volunteer world wide crew from over 40 nations annually. Volunteers and staff with Mercy Ships have: -Performed more than 56,000 operations that are free to the patients such as cleft lip and palate, cataract removal, straightening of crossed eyes, orthopaedic and facial reconstruction. -Treated over 520,000 patients in village medical and dental clinics. -Educated about 29,000 local health care workers, who have in turn trained multiple thousands in primary health care. -Trained local medical professionals in modern health care techniques. -Completed over 1,095 community development projects focusing on water and sanitation, education, infrastructure development and agriculture. -Completed over 563 port visits in 53 developing nations and 17 developed nations.  WHAT WE DO Mercy Ships programmes promote health and well-being by serving the urgent surgical needs of the forgotten poor and empowering developing communities.   SURGERIES & HEALTH CARE Mercy Ships provides free, specialized surgeries that save lives, improve quality of life and restore hope.   Blindness 1. Cataracts 2. Corneal Growths Deformities 1.Tumors 2.Congenital Abnormalities 3.Cleft Lip/Palate 4. Burns 5. Leprosy 6. Oral Disease Injuries 1.Childbirth Injuries 2.War Injuries 3. Work Injuries Dental 1.Extractions & Procedures 2. Oral Hygiene Education       COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT Mercy Ships partners with locals to rebuild and improve the health of their communities through a holistic range of programs. Disabled/Displaced/Orphaned 1.Reintegration 2. Small Business Neigbourhoods 1.Community Health Education 2.Clean Water & Sanitation 3. Agriculture 4.Construction 5.Skills Training 6. Women’s Projects

Careers

Staff at Mercy Ships have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • personnel / human resources
  • tertiary education

Funders

  • ec
  • goal global
  • world bank group

Countries

  • united states
  • haiti
  • sierra leone
  • guinea
  • nepal

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • United States (headquarters)
  • 15862 Highway 110 North Lindale
  • Switzerland
  • Lausanne
  • Maison de Rovereaz Ch de la Fauvette 98
  • Sweden
  • Malmo
  • Mailbox 5248 200 72
  • Spain
  • Barcelona
  • Naves de Esperanza Apartado 15001
  • Norway
  • Kristiansand
  • Markensgate 48
  • New Zealand
  • Auckland
  • 60 Rockfield Rd Penrose
  • Korea, South
  • Seoul
  • 303 Jax Tower Jangan-dong 413-5 Dongdaemun-gu
  • Netherlands
  • Rotterdam
  • Strevelsweg 700/317
  • Germany
  • Kaufbeuren
  • Hüttenstr. 22
  • France
  • Ferney Voltaire
  • Association Mercy Ships France Buroparc L’Aeroport Top floor (2ème etage) Chemin de Colovrex
  • Denmark
  • Jernbaekvej 6, Ramloese, Helsinge
  • Canada
  • Victoria
  • #5-3318 Oak Street
  • Belgium
  • Brussels
  • Marsveldplein 5, V21
  • Australia
  • P.O. Box 1080, Caloundra
  • Norway
  • Kristiansand
  • Markensgate 48
  • New Zealand
  • Auckland
  • 60 Rockfield Rd Penrose
  • Korea, South
  • Seoul
  • 303 Jax Tower Jangan-dong 413-5 Dongdaemun-gu
  • Netherlands
  • Rotterdam
  • Strevelsweg 700/317
  • Germany
  • Kaufbeuren
  • Hüttenstr. 22
  • France
  • Ferney Voltaire
  • Association Mercy Ships France Buroparc L’Aeroport Top floor (2ème etage) Chemin de Colovrex
  • Denmark
  • Jernbaekvej 6, Ramloese, Helsinge
  • Canada
  • Victoria
  • #5-3318 Oak Street
  • Belgium
  • Brussels
  • Marsveldplein 5, V21
  • United Kingdom
  • Stevenage
  • The Lighthouse 12 Meadway Court
  • Australia
  • P.O. Box 1080, Caloundra

Experience

Primary sectors

Health Systems
Reproductive Health
Market Research
Events / Training
Local Government
Monitoring / Evaluation
Personnel / Human Resources
Public Administration
Financial Services
Banking & Finance Budgeting