The Mercy Project is a Montreal-based non-profit organization that works in collaboration with community partners to support healthcare initiatives where resources are limited.
The Mercy Project was founded by a group of Canadian volunteers who met while participating in the Concordia Volunteer Abroad Program in Northern Uganda. While in Uganda the volunteers provided support to a daycare where the children had limited access to healthcare. Profoundly affected by the experience, they created the organization in memory of a four-year-old girl named Mercy who needlessly died from malaria.
Our current project is at St Jude Children’s Home in Gulu, Uganda.
We believe in small movements that make large impacts in peoples lives. Access to healthcare is a human right and we refuse to be overwhelmed by the challenge of poverty. Within our partnering communities we focus on children so that they may have the opportunity to grow and thrive in good health.