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Niger: Why we're inviting men to husband school
Women in rural Niger traditionally bear the burden of all the tasks that a healthy home and family depend on. We're helping strengthen families by teaching husbands to take an active role, too.
South Sudan, Uganda: Providing urgent relief to South Sudanese refugees
Mercy Corps is expanding its programs in northern Uganda to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees, who have fled an escalation of conflict in their country.
Ethiopia: How investing in resilience helps fight drought
Mercy Corps and partners have been investing in building resilience for families affected by droughts. Their project report evaluates the positive effects of being resilience-focused in the face of a severe shock.
Ethiopia, Niger: When women lead
We support women and girls, because a woman armed with knowledge and resources is empowered to better her family, her community and the world.
Mercy Corps ranked 6th in Top 500 NGOs list
NGO Advisor, an independent media organization, published its annual rankings of the Top 500 non-governmental organizations this week. Mercy Corps advanced from 7th last year to 6th this year.
Hear the voices of Greece's refugee youth in new report
Over 18,000 of the migrants and refugees stranded in Greece are young people between the ages of 15 and 24. They demonstrate immense potential for positive change, but their needs are often overlooked. Our report highlights their hopes and concerns.
Guatemala: Technology connects snow pea farmers to success
The export market is critical for snow pea farmers. To help them stay on the path to success, we’re connecting them to a new software that tracks their harvests.
Syria: Aleppo: Important update about our team
We had Mercy Corps team members working on the ground in East Aleppo, and we are relieved to share that they are all safe.
Niger: How farm school is helping Salma beat hunger
Through training and new techniques, Salma and her community are learning to grow more hearty, bountiful crops to carry them through the hunger gap, the time between harvests when food stores traditionally run out.
Quick facts: What you need to know about cash as aid
In the last decade, cash transfer programming has gained tremendous momentum across the aid sector; in 2016, the UN Secretary General called for it to be the default method of support for crisis-affected people where the situation allows. Find out what you need to know about cash.