All stories about Sport for change
Haiti: Building back stronger January 9, 2013
Through programs that empower young people, support entrepreneurs, and protect valuable natural resources, Haitians are finding new reasons to hope.
Haiti: Welcoming Haitian youth soccer coaches September 25, 2012
This week, Mercy Corps welcomes 14 youth soccer coaches from Haiti to our offices and our community.
Lebanon, Syria: Building a community of support for refugees September 12, 2012
Two signature Mercy Corps programs will bring support and healing to young Syrian refugees, their parents, and Lebanese hosts families, all affected by the escalating violence in Syria.
Haiti: Giving kids a sporting chance September 4, 2012
Cité Soleil is full of a lot of things, but hope is not one of them.
Haiti: Helping Kids Heal: Emmanuella's story August 31, 2012
The 2010 earthquake was just the first tragedy to strike Emmanuella's young life. Amid violence and uncertainty, she's found comfort and confidence on the soccer field.
Kenya: Using sports to ignite global youth potential August 10, 2012
After being shot in the chest with an arrow, David was forced to wait nearly two weeks for treatment. Lack of medical resources wasn't the problem — even though an ambulance took David almost immediately to the hospital, members of an opposing tribe refused to operate on him.
Haiti: Youth celebrate Soccer for Life May 28, 2012
A few kids take it easy during Mercy Corps' Foutbol pou Lavi ("Soccer for Life") activities, which started last December.
Libya: Battle scars on the playground March 13, 2012
The city of Misrata is reaching for a new beginning.
Haiti: 'Soccer for Life' kicks off on World AIDS Day November 30, 2011
December 1st is World AIDS Day. This year, Mercy Corps and Partners In Health are joining forces in Haiti to launch Foutbol pou Lavi — Soccer for Life — a program designed to harness the power of soccer to stop the spread of HIV.
Haiti: Peace Day in Mirebalais September 26, 2011
On September 21, Mercy Corps and Partners In Health teamed up to celebrate International Peace Day in Mirebalais, Haiti.