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Steps toward a bright future
Against a backdrop of unemployment and scarce opportunity, we see youth as changemakers who are rising to meet the tough challenges they face with energy, optimism and success.
We are Mercy Corps
We are powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In the darkest of hours, in the most difficult of places, we see possibility. The possibility that all people, all over the globe, can work together to become well, whole and strong.
Our message of gratitude for you
We are grateful for each and every one of our supporters. Because of you, we helped 25 million people around the world this year. Now, they have the resources they need to improve their lives and transform their communities. Thank you.
Jordan, Syria: After despair: Sami's story
Two years ago, Sami felt alone and trapped in his new life at Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp. Now, he's turned his experience around and is helping others as a volunteer for one of Mercy Corps' youth centers.
Jordan, Syria: Beyond water: New solutions in one of the driest countries
Change begins with clean water. See how we're repairing Jordan's aging water system to bring more of the vital resource to citizens and Syrian refugees.
Jordan, Syria: Video: More than a playground
After fleeing Syria, Hayat made Jordan her home away from home. Learn how a playground, and Mercy Corps' community leader training, helped her feel less alone.
Uganda: Strength in numbers: Women's groups reuniting families
In rural Uganda, countless families are separated because of local conflicts. Women’s groups are banding together to bring people back together again.
A world of thanks for you
You know that a better future is possible when we work together as a global community. This year, supporters like you helped us reach 42 million people. See what our appreciation looks like around the world.
Philippines: Sweet success: Rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan
Florida and Realino Go didn't think they would survive Typhoon Haiyan. When they emerged from the storm to find their business destroyed, Mercy Corps helped them — and 100,000 more survivors — recover their future.
Niger: Badariya's story
Badariya wants nothing more than to go to school, but must stay home to tend to chores. What does her future hold? Hear how Mercy Corps is helping her find her voice.