All stories about citizen involvement
Indonesia: Training of trainers opens the door for a new skill June 21, 2010
I usually did not go to trainings as either speaker or facilitator. I admit that public speaking is not my thing, be it speaking to five persons or bigger crowds.
The benefits of community-led development in insecure environments June 15, 2010
I have read a lot of research studies in my life, and so I know that lots of research seems to turn up things that we already knew. In some ways, that’s also the case with the study Mercy Corps is about to launch today.
Central African Republic: Taking a step forward to protect women's rights June 2, 2010
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: The art of youth development June 1, 2010
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.
Liberia: Community radio in Liberia May 19, 2010
Mercy Corps is supporting community radio in Liberia. 75-80 thousand people tune in to learn the latest news and community events.
Colombia: Video: Gender-based violence workshop, Colombia May 1, 2010
Video: Middle East Youth Festival April 26, 2010
"I learned a lot and I think everyone did too. It was like a utopian village, something to aim for on a wider scale."
Kenya: The hard work of peacebuilding April 22, 2010
“If you remember nothing else, remember our thanks.”
Mongolia: “Don’t give us aid, give us a chance!” April 22, 2010
Congratulations to the Mercy Corps Mongolia team for winning the 2010 Disability inclusion Award given by InterAction!
Three-day training session in Chile brings mentors on board April 20, 2010
The Educacion Popular en Salud (EPES, Mercy Corps' local partner) Center is humming with activity.