Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: In the news: One million Syrian refugee children August 23, 2013
The UN announced today that one million Syrian children have now been registered as refugees. And of those, some 740,000 are under the age of 11.
Jordan, Syria: Ibrahim’s story: A chance to play is a chance to heal August 22, 2013
Eight-year-old Ibrahim saw war rage outside his window in Syria. Now at Zaatari refugee camp, our play spaces and activities are helping him feel safe again.
Jordan, Lebanon, Syria: Q+A: How we're protecting Syrian refugee kids August 20, 2013
Our child protection expert in Jordan and Lebanon explains what their life is like and what Mercy Corps is doing to keep them safe.
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.
International Youth Day: Five ways we're helping young people change the world August 12, 2013
Read about the young people we’ve met and what they’re doing to transition themselves toward adulthood — and their countries toward peace and development.
Kyrgyzstan: A new life starts with a small loan August 7, 2013
From barely being able to feed her family to sending her kids to college, Anarkan Mambetova's story is one of many successes we're seeing after building Kyrgyzstan's microfinance services for the last decade.
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.