After the eruption: averting a secondary crisis in the DRC

In May, lava flows cut off the water supply to the people of Goma. See how Mercy Corps is bringing urgently needed clean water to Congolese families while restoring their city’s infrastructure.

OUR MISSION

We’re leading a global community of humanitarians to create a future where everyone can prosper.
  • 37m

    people reached across the world in 2020
  • 40+

    countries where we work today
  • 5.6k

    team members around the world
  • 85%

    team members from the countries where they work
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Who we are

Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians working together on the front lines of crisis, disaster, poverty, and climate change to create a world where everyone can prosper. Beyond delivering aid to meet urgent needs, we develop long-term solutions to make lasting change possible.

Kenyan man on his smartphone

What we do

In over 40 countries, we work with local changemakers, global innovators, and people most affected by crises to help fragile communities break the cycle of poverty, rebuild after disaster, and forge new paths to prosperity in the face of injustice, instability, and climate change.


Join us in building a more equitable world.

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