All stories about hunger & malnutrition
Nicaragua: An integrated farm brings new independence in Nicaragua September 1, 2004
The coffee crisis has meant harder times for Birgina Morales and her family. Her husband has grown coffee all his life, and his father before him. Most of their meager livelihood came from the coffee harvest each year.
Nicaragua: Hatching a new plan September 1, 2004
Adelina Aguileres doesn't put all her eggs in one basket. Instead, she shares the load with several other women in her area.
Afghanistan: New Hope Flows Into Zad Kamar June 2, 2004
Zad Kamar is a Pashto community in a predominantly ethnic Tajik area of northeast Afghanistan. Located in Khanabad District (Kunduz Province), it was situated along the front-line of the war between the Pashto-majority Taliban and the Northern Alliance.
North Korea: Mercy Corps sends 100,000 apple tree rootstocks to North Korea May 24, 2004
Mercy Corps' ongoing Apple Tree Project was launched in 2000 and has been recognized as a model program for sustainable agricultural development in that country.
Mercy Corps Sends NW Grain to Drought-Stricken Eritrea February 10, 2004
Afghanistan: A Silver Lining in Northeastern Afghanistan December 24, 2003
A Mercy Corps project that got off to a disappointing start in Kunduz Province finished with remarkable results.
Indonesia: The Art of Recycling July 3, 2003
It all started from an idea from Ms. Djusmarti Hadar, the principal the principal of primary school, SD 39, Penggalangan, sub-regency South Padang in West Sumatra, Indonesia.
Kosovo: Livestock distribution to RAE communities program April 28, 2003
The five municipalities selected as the target area for this project, have large populations of Roma Ashkalia and Egyptian (RAE) communities spread across twenty-two rural villages. The five municipalities include Peja/Pec, Istog/Istok, Suhareka/Suva Reka, Gjakova/ Dakovica and Decani/Deqan.
Pakistan: Diary of an Aid Worker April 11, 2003
Rachel Lieber is the Grants and Reports Manager in Mercy Corps' South Asia Regional Office in Islamabad, Pakistan. She has agreed to provide periodic updates about her work and life in Pakistan.
Kyrgyzstan: Global Food for Education April 7, 2003
In October 2001, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded Mercy Corps a Global Food for Education program, which aims to mobilize and strengthen community involvement in education, and improve access to education for children living throughout Kyrgyzstan.