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Central African Republic: Taking a step forward to protect women's rights
Our women’s legal support project is beginning after the baseline study that we completed on women’s rights violations showed the extent of violence that women across the country face.
Haiti: What we're doing in Haiti
Indonesia: A heart work journey
Four and a half years ago today, I started my journey of the heart work. Yes, a heart work, because this work was really special to me.
Guatemala: After the storm: Assessing post-Agatha needs in Guatemala
Mercy Corps’ team in Guatemala is assessing the damage inflicted by Tropical Storm Agatha over the weekend.
Haiti: The art of youth development
I came to Haiti as someone who believes in seeing challenges — such as a conflict or natural disaster — as opportunities to identify and leverage large-scale social transformation.
Haiti: Encouraging small business in Haiti
Although I've sort of always known that one day I would come to work in Haiti, January 12 made me realize that the time was now.
Who do you remember on Memorial Day?
After 10 years outside of the United States, I don’t often think about U.S. holidays — to me “Labor Day” is May 1st — but occasionally I get reminders of holidays from friends and family. Such as the occasional reminder of “Happy Birthday” or the more common “You forgot my birthday.”
Kyrgyzstan: Oh where have you been, my blue eyed son?
Name that tune!
Indonesia: Video: MBAs in action
It’s midnight in the slums of Jakarta. Four intrepid Ivy League co-eds, armed only with a video camera, tiptoe down a dark alley towards a door cracked open just enough to reveal the orange glow of a light within…
Creative fundraising, part two
The dust from Haiti's mega-quake had barely settled when I got a call from actor Billy Baldwin* as I drove to the Seattle Mercy Corps office.