West Bank and Gaza: Wheelchairs are no barrier to sport August 5, 2013
A 15-year-old double amputee takes a shot during a wheelchair basketball tournament Mercy Corps organized in the West Bank, an area of the world where those with disabilities are highly marginalized.
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.
India: Meet our field staff: Hasina July 22, 2013
When India's Assam state was besieged by conflict and natural disasters, Hasina took action. Meet this inspiring Mercy Corps team member who has taken a leading role in rebuilding her community.
Indonesia: New award for bringing mobile payments to rural farmers July 19, 2013
Visa's Innovation Grant will allow us to deepen our commitment to using technology to improve people's lives in some of the most remote communities in Indonesia.
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: Rallying local support to help Syrian refugees July 15, 2013
One dedicated woman is marshaling volunteers and donations in Jordan to help us meet refugees’ most urgent, everyday needs.
Yemen: Food vouchers do more than alleviate hunger July 9, 2013
After tragedy, a mother is able to feed her children and find the strength to look forward.
Central African Republic: How we're working through continued insecurity July 5, 2013
In a Q & A with Program Coordinator Whitney Elmer, learn how we’re adapting to a new, challenging environment to help families in post-coup CAR.
Haiti: Women entrepreneurs creating new opportunities June 28, 2013
In Port-au-Prince, still recovering from the 2010 earthquake, financial stability is elusive. But tenacious women like Bilha believe in a better future.
Nepal: Testing the future of emergency assistance June 27, 2013
We’ve been part of the mobile money revolution for some time, and now our latest efforts are being tested in Nepal — one of the poorest countries in the world.