Mercy Ships brings medical services to some of poorest countries in Africa. The world’s largest hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, travels from port to port to bridge the gaps in local health care systems and serve the dire and immediate needs of the people. At the same time, Mercy Ships provides a variety of training opportunities for medical professionals.
As backend specialists, Darwin Digital developed and installed a custom WordPress theme for the website to make sure it was tailored to the needs of Cargo Day. The custom build allowed Darwin Digital to meet the exact requirements and specifications of this unique event.
The frontend of the Cargo Day website features dynamic charts that display how much money has been pledged and raised so far. On Cargo Day itself, the charts will be automatically updated and keep track of donations. This solution built the charts using ChartJS and JSON files produced by the WordPress RESTful API.