Show Mercy International

Our ministry is fueled by a passion for people. In 2003, when we (Mike and Lori Salley – Co-Founders) first went to Uganda, we experienced the LOVE of Jesus in an incredible way. We knew then, we had to extend this same opportunity to others. That’s when Show Mercy was born.

Since then, thousands of people have rallied around this passion at SMI, and together we are making a life-changing difference – not only in Ugandan families but in people all around the world.

Over 25 different nations have been represented at our Uganda base of operations! Who knew God would draw people from around the world to meet and work together?

With one heartbeat, we reach out in love into the villages surrounding our almost 50 acre base. We have provided opportunities for people to serve on trips to Uganda, Africa for over 19 years and we love it! We host hundreds of people every year for short-term missions and internship opportunities. Our Ugandan staff team consistently serves in surrounding villages and they joyfully lead individuals/teams throughout the year!

Our Mission

Our mission in everything we do is to mobilize, inspire and empower people to live on purpose while reaching out in love. We believe that everyone was created by God with a special purpose and plan. Our goal is to see that purpose discovered, nurtured, and fulfilled. We’ve seen individuals’ passions ignited and dreams awakened after they’ve said “yes” to serving with us.

Our Values

Kingdom Focused: We desire our lives and work to be a reflection of the Kingdom of God that lies within us. We realize that every circumstance is an opportunity to show God’s light and reveal the truth of who He is. The way we see, think, and speak reflects the finished work of the Cross. We live a celebratory lifestyle marked by rejoicing, thanksgiving, and gratitude. We show honor and respect to everyone we encounter. We work together AS ONE in Christ.

Personal Ownership: We take personal responsibility for the mission and vision of Show Mercy. We take individual and collective responsibility for our actions. We steward all resources as if they were our own and to the best of our ability.

Expressive Passion: We are passionate about the mission and vision of Show Mercy and therefore, we go above and beyond expectations in our work. We allow our relationship with Jesus to shine through in all we do. We display our passion across all areas, from stewardship of resources to our work productivity.

Consistent Growth: We continually evaluate and improve ourselves to add value to the organization and ourselves. We are motivated and encouraged to continually grow and learn by taking on new challenges. We are adaptable, flexible, and proactive. We look for ways to benefit the organization, not use the organization for our benefit. We are thankful for how far we’ve come, and we are always dreaming about what is yet to come.

Steadfast Accountability: We do everything with the utmost level of integrity and honesty. We are both dependable and responsible, carrying out our duties with the highest standards. Once we make commit, we see it through to completion, knowing our failure or success affects our whole team. We do the right thing no matter the consequences to the truth at all costs.

What We Do

Here’s how we put our passion into action:
Mission Trips
Child Sponsorships
Medical Care
Birthing Center
Suubi Clubs
Farming God’s Way
Clean Water
Leadership Training & Equipping

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