Mercy Ships Overview• Established in 1978• Operates the world’s largest non-  governmental hospital ship, Africa Mercy• 1,...
The Mercy Ship, Africa Mercy, in Benin
Mercy Ships’ Regional Strategy• Mercy Ships has  worked in Africa  since 1990, focusing  primarily in West  Africa.• Goal:...
Mercy Ships’ Regional Strategy• Performed more  than 61,000 free  surgeries• Treated over  539,000 patients in  village me...
History of Working with Rotary• Mercy Ships has partnered with  Rotarians since 1987• 8 matching grants• 1 competitive gra...
Strategic Partnership with            RotaryPartnership to focus on the deployment ofRotary Vocational Training Teams in t...
Disease Control and Training
Ophthalmology
Vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF)
Rotary has been an “anchor”        in all we do!
Thank you, Rotary!     www.mercyships.org
For More Information• Visit www.mercyships.org• Visit www.rotary.org
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Mercy ships and rotary strategic partnership overview mgs edits
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  1. 1. Mercy Ships Overview• Established in 1978• Operates the world’s largest non- governmental hospital ship, Africa Mercy• 1,200 volunteers from up to 40 nations annually
  2. 2. The Mercy Ship, Africa Mercy, in Benin
  3. 3. Mercy Ships’ Regional Strategy• Mercy Ships has worked in Africa since 1990, focusing primarily in West Africa.• Goal: Provide health care services and capacity building through training.
  4. 4. Mercy Ships’ Regional Strategy• Performed more than 61,000 free surgeries• Treated over 539,000 patients in village medical and dental clinics• Mentored approximately 29,400 local health care professionals
  5. 5. History of Working with Rotary• Mercy Ships has partnered with Rotarians since 1987• 8 matching grants• 1 competitive grant• 2 global grants• Rotary International of the British Isles (RIBI) charity of choice 2005-06
  6. 6. Strategic Partnership with RotaryPartnership to focus on the deployment ofRotary Vocational Training Teams in thefollowing areas:
  7. 7. Disease Control and Training
  8. 8. Ophthalmology
  9. 9. Vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF)
  10. 10. Rotary has been an “anchor” in all we do!
  11. 11. Thank you, Rotary! www.mercyships.org
  12. 12. For More Information• Visit www.mercyships.org• Visit www.rotary.org

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