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Mercy In Action Vineyard, INC

Org #9131
Vetted since 2011 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
1998
year founded
$523,858
raised on GlobalGiving
12
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Mercy in Action is a non-profit organization that focuses on the crisis in Maternal/Newborn/Child health care worldwide. Our main outreach is to pregnant women and new mothers. We have been establishing and funding free birth centers for poor families in the Philippines since 1991, and to date more than 15,000 babies have been delivered free of charge for the poorest of the poor in Mercy In Action's Birth Centers, and literally tens of thousands of lives have been helped and healed in the medical outreaches. Mercy In Acton also teaches clinical internships, seminars and training retreats to prepare midwives, medics and nurses to meet the global shortage of skilled birth attendants, and t... read more

Project Leaders
Rose Penwell
Rose Penwell
Vicki Penwell
Vicki Penwell
Ian Penwell
Ian Penwell
Jenny Fox
Jenny Fox
Team
Kristen Benoit, Rose Penwell, Vicki Penwell, Ian Penwell, Matt Benoit
Organization Information
3018 W. Overland Road
Boise, ID 83705
United States
208-996-6334
Organization Information
3018 W. Overland Road
Boise, ID 83705
United States
208-996-6334

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Protecting the First 1,000 Days...even in Prison

By Vicki Allen Penwell | Executive Director

The First 1,000 Days is so important for every mother and baby, but we especially watch out for those who may not have normal access to prenatal care.  Recently Mercy In Action was featured in... Read the full report ›

Pregnant Mothers in Prison Receive Prenatal Care

By Vicki Allen Penwell | Executive Director

Recently Mercy In Action was featured in a post put out by the Olongapo Jail. Here is what the warden wrote: Amidst uncertainties, Ms. Marlene Domalaon and Ms. Meddie Raaging of... Read the full report ›

Prenatal Care for Pregnant Women in Prison

By Vicki Penwell | Executive Director

One of the ways Mercy In Action changes birth outcomes is by reaching out into the community to find pregnant women who may not be able to come to us to access prenatal care for one reason... Read the full report ›
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