EMMS International

EMMS International

Charity information

EMMS International

EMMS International is one of Scotland's oldest healthcare charities, and we have a long tradition of providing healthcare and hope to those living in some of the world's poorest communities. We work in partnership with hospitals operating in the most impoverished regions of Malawi, India, and Nepal to transform lives, improve life chances through effective and sustainable health and education, and to demonstrate our Christian values in words and actions.

Founded 1841

  • Mission statement

    We believe in a just world in which all people have access to good quality and dignified healthcare. Founded in 1841, we have held true to this mission for 175 years, delivering healthcare and hope to those who need it most. We will not stop, as every life matters to us.

  • Aims

    EMMS International aims to:

    • We aim to be faithful: all we do is underpinned by Christian values. We respect and value all human life and wish to bring love, compassion and hope to all people without exception.
    • We aim to be empowering: we help people reach their full potential, recognising and encouraging each other's strengths and gifts.
    • We aim to be encouraging: we build strong partnerships with all stakeholders, working together to overcome challenges and constraints. We encourage one another through prayer and positive support.
    • We aim to be accountable: we are good stewards of resources entrusted to us. We take responsibility for our actions, meeting our commitments to stakeholders.
  • Overview

    Established: November 1841

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 10

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 3

    Phone number: 0131 313 3828

    Address: 7 Washington Lane EH11 2HA

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website