Reflecting on history: Our CEO looks back on Mercy Corps' most pivotal moments
Neal Keny-Guyer recounts decisive junctures in the organization's history — what they meant for him, the Mercy Corps team and our mission to change the world for the better.
Alone in Colombia, a Venezuelan mother builds a new life
Elisa, 33, is a mother of two and one of many Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia to escape the economic collapse in Venezuela. She currently works 12 hours a day selling products in a park.
Creating a family emergency preparedness plan
Emergencies can change everything in an instant. Having an emergency plan and kit can help your family feel more prepared.
Kenya: Going mobile: How phones have become a critical farming tool
Climate disasters, poverty and a lack of resources have made farming in Kenya an increasingly unreliable livelihood. We're using technology to help them improve their odds.
Quick facts: Hurricane Dorian's devastating effect on the Bahamas
Hurricane Dorian is the strongest hurricane on record to have hit the Bahamas. Get the facts about how it affected the island nation and how you can help families recover.
Ethiopia: For working mothers in Ethiopia, a better life starts with affordable daycare
Finding affordable daycare is just another hurdle working mothers must overcome in Addis Ababa, the capital of and largest city in Ethiopia. One woman is committed to helping them.
"Something like this can happen to any of us": An interview with one of our humanitarian responders
Sonal Shinde, a career emergency first responder, supports Mercy Corps' humanitarian responses in Africa. In this Q&A, learn about her experience responding to disasters around the world and her perspective on why humanitarian work is so important.
Colombia: "I was working Monday to Monday and still it wasn't enough": Becoming a Venezuelan refugee
Jose and his family withstood the crisis in Venezuela for as long as they could, but when their situation grew so desperate that they couldn’t afford food, they made the painful decision to leave their home and seek survival in Colombia.
Guatemala: My future, here in Guatemala
I’m a high school student in Guatemala City -- all around me, kids are joining gangs or fleeing to migrate north. Mercy Corps helped me get the chance to believe in myself, in my country, and in my future.
Syria: Idlib, Syria: #TheWorldIsWatching
In response to the recent alarming chapters of military escalation, we urge all parties to act quickly to ensure the protection of civilians in northwest Syria and compliance with international humanitarian law.