Jordan, Syria: Toys bring smiles to Syrian refugee children September 24, 2013
As these photos show, the arrival of stuffed animals and classics like Play-Doh and Memory gave kids a moment of happiness in otherwise dire circumstances.
Timor-Leste: Benefits of clean energy radiate through villages September 18, 2013
In Timor-Leste, 65 percent of the population does not have access to electricity. We're helping communities there build clean energy markets that improve their lives and strengthen their economies.
Humankind photo contest: More of our favorites September 13, 2013
We were so impressed by the submissions to our photo contest that we can't help but share more of them. Scroll through the slideshow to see the colors and the faces that bring our shared experience to life.
Lebanon, Syria: A journal by young Syrian refugees September 12, 2013
In our photojournalism workshops, 300 Syrian youth embarked on a project to document their lives. See their photos, drawings, letters and poems.
Lebanon, Syria: Fadi's story: A camera offers new perspective September 12, 2013
We're using photography to help young Syrian refugees like Fadi find purpose and integrate into their new communities. Read his story and see his photos.
Lebanon, Syria: Life across the border: Supporting Syrian refugees in Lebanon September 5, 2013
Lebanon is hosting the largest number of Syrian refugees. Yet, the country — the smallest to border Syria — does not have enough services to support them all.
Jordan, Syria: Sandcastles bring happiness to Syrian kids August 15, 2013
In these photos, you can see how the simple opportunity to play and use their imaginations brings comfort to the youngest refugees.
Myanmar: Empowering women in newly democratic country July 23, 2013
New opportunities are emerging for historically poor communities to pull themselves out of poverty. See how we're helping women take advantage of them.
Seeds of opportunity: 10 gardens that are changing the world July 16, 2013
This time of year, home gardens are a favorite way for many of us to relax and put fresh food on our tables. But in many places where we work, gardens are more than a hobby.
Jordan, Syria: Syrian refugees outside camps struggle to meet needs June 11, 2013
These are a few of the thousands of families we've been able to reach in northern Jordan. There are many more like them who need our help.