Twenty years ago, I was a volunteer with Operation Mercy when we worked with UNESCO to establish a workshop reviving natural dye-making, silk carpet weaving, and 15th century carpet designs, lost but for exquisitely-detailed manuscript illuminations.
This year we’re celebrating Operation Mercy’s 30th birthday!
In a week’s time, on December 13th, we will celebrate St. Lucia here in Sweden, where Operation Mercy’s head office is. Let us look a little bit closer at what this young woman stood for and what links us in Operation Mercy to her and the holiday.
At its best, community development transforms people through an exchange of worldviews…
How effectively has Operation Mercy responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and what role has the integration of culture sensitivity played in the level of effectiveness?
When ISIS surged through Northern Iraq, many people fled from their homes to nearby cities, seeking safety and protection.
“As we have a team of health professional, social workers, medical doctors, nurses, pharmacists, it led itself really easily to include COVID-19 into the community health project”.
Andrea Vogt became our Operational Mercy International Director in September 2019
International Women’s Day Greetings from our Operation Mercy International Director, Andrea Vogt.
The Philippines is no stranger to typhoons (also known as cyclones or hurricanes). But when Typhoon Yolanda hit, the scale of damage was far greater than anyone had anticipated.
Organisational Statement of Position
One of Operation Mercy’s great strengths is our presence with people. Our international volunteers as well as our our local staff, pay a lot of attention to “being with” people,
In Operation Mercy, we see women. We see you because God sees you.
I recently found this poem from Rumi online and it touched me deeply because I think that here we read what hospitality really means.
One of the project leaders summarized the final result as: “It deepened our relationship with them, it gave us a great opportunity to show God’s love through all this.”
The poorest of the poor may experience all these nine causes simultaneously. My heart aches with the thought of it.
It takes a community to do community development. We do complicated … but not alone.
Any organisation which uses public funding to achieve its aims and objectives is bound by law to adhere to certain ‘Accounting and Reporting Standards’ – both in the countries where the funds are raised and in the countries where the funds are expensed.
Pregnancy and the Miracle of Life.
Twenty years ago, I was a volunteer with Operation Mercy when we worked with UNESCO to establish a workshop reviving natural dye-making, silk carpet weaving, and 15th century carpet designs,
Inviting all Operation Mercy Members and Donors to an Online Annual General Meeting!