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Haiti: Photos from a busy day in Port-au-Prince
Every day is a busy one for our team here, but today seemed especially so.
From our photo library: Visual Philanthropy
When we receive pro bono work from photographers it's particularly gratifying. As a contribution to the organization, this visual philanthropy is invaluable.
The power of change
My name is Holly Wolfe and I believe in the power of change.
Haiti: Building capacity in Haiti, one community at a time
"Haiti needs everything," declared Mark L. Schneider, senior vice president of the nonprofit International Crisis Group, during a visit to the Mercy Corps Action Center in Portland last month.
Kyrgyzstan: A fund in Kyrgyzstan to rebuild micro-enterprises
In a quiet Osh neighborhood there stands a torched shop with no roof. The hot afternoon sun shines over what little remains of Nadira Abdusatarova’s once-thriving seamstress business.
Pakistan: Safe return of our Pakistan staff
We are very happy and relieved to inform you that three members of our Pakistan team have been released after nearly five months in captivity. All three are unharmed and are being reunited with their families in Pakistan.
'A child's life is more precious than my jewelry'
"A child's life is more precious than my jewelry." That's what a donor told me on the phone when she called my office saying she wanted to donate funds to help famine victims in the Horn of Africa in 1984. I have never forgotten it.
Haiti: Moving forward in Haiti
Haiti: Clearing the rubble in Haiti
It’s my second trip to Haiti, and I’ve been especially vigilant this week in Port-au-Prince to discern signs of progress. I know that people back home will want to know: Is rebuilding happening?
Kyrgyzstan: There vs. Here
There: I rode the N-Judah to work, which could take anywhere from 20-50 minutes depending on SF Muni's mood. Here: My flatmate and I walk to work, playing “Frogger” as we cross the streets (jaywalking is standard here, but that doesn't mean drivers slow down).