HOPE Centre here we go!

[:en]Watching the HOPE Center come alive these past few weeks has been amazing! Snuggled in beside the Nylon Hospital and a bustling market, our new HOPE Center, freshly painted and ready to go has been going full speed preparing rooms ready for patients. This past week the buses arrived with patients: Orthopedic, Women’s Health, Maxillo-facial […]

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The HOPE Centre is now Open!

[:en]Today the Hospital Out Patient Extension (HOPE) Centre in Cameroon opened its doors to patients and caregivers. We can’t wait to see the transformation that this space will help make in people’s lives. The HOPE Centre has been 100% funded by you, our Canadian donors! Take a look at the before and after photographs and stay tuned for […]

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CAMEROON PRESS RELEASE STATEMENT 2017

[:en]REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH Yaoundé, 16 August 2017 PRESS RELEASE The Minister of Public Health informs the general public that upon invitation of the HEAD OF STATE H.E. Paul BIYA, that the international NGO Mercy Ships will carry out a Care Mission in Cameroon from 17 August 2017 to June 2018. This […]

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For the Love of Post-its: How Post-it notes make life happen on the Africa Mercy

[:en] Onboard the Africa Mercy, life is like that in a small town, where baker, banker, hairdresser and housekeeper join with medical crew to transform lives, and give second chances. We could not do this work …without our volunteers, our donors and…Post-it notes! Here are some real-life examples of messages written by crew members on […]

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Gearing up to open the doors to the HOPE Centre

[:en]As the Africa Mercy Sails to Douala, Cameroon the Advance Team is on the ground working extremely hard to train day workers and prepare our land based facilities for the ship’s arrival. Are you curious where the Hospital Out Patient Extension (HOPE) Centre will be in Douala? Below are the site maps to where you can […]

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15 Facts about Cameroon (plus a little extra)

[:en]This is Mercy Ships first ever field service in Cameroon and we couldn’t be more excited to meet the Cameroonian people, learn about their culture and help bring free healthcare to those most in need. Cameroon is located in Central Africa, the countries neighbours are Nigeria and the Atlantic Ocean to the west; Chad to the […]

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5 Ride for Refuge Fundraising Tips

[:en]1.. Top 6 Campaigns – People like supporting people they know. Write down your top six list, or let us prompt your brainstorming! You (always give to your own campaign) – Your sibling $ (they owe you big time for all the mean things they did to you growing up) – Mom (ask her during the […]

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