How we’re investing in entrepreneurs to improve lives around the world
Our Social Venture Fund is a seed-stage impact investment fund designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs overcome barriers to growth. Meet a few of the entrepreneurs we've worked with.
DR Congo: Quick facts on the humanitarian crisis in DRC
The Democratic Republic of Congo is a country rich in resources, yet fraught with conflict and violence. The country is currently experiencing the largest displacement crisis in Africa. Many of its people have not seen peace in more than 20 years. Read more about the crisis and find out how we're helping families survive -- and build stronger futures.
Timor-Leste: The dream that launched Lourdes
In the remote mountains of Timor-Leste, 15-year-old Lourdes had a crazy dream. Today, with help from Mercy Corps, that dream is now in motion.
Kyrgyzstan: A token of gratitude, from Kyrgyzstan with love
Batina makes the felt rams that Mercy Corps gives its Partners In Mercy monthly givers. Read more about her story.
Mali: Building stronger communities through small businesses
Supporting entrepreneurs in Mali helps people become positive forces for change in their families and communities. Find out how.
Jordan, Syria: "Treat them as they are": How a safe space helped a young refugee blossom
Young refugees like Amani are often forced to grow up too fast, faced with adult decisions and traumatic circumstances. Read more about how we're helping her gain life skills and more in her refugee camp.
Bangladesh: Rohingya refugee crisis: Quick facts
The Rohingya refugee crisis is one of the world's fastest growing refugee crises. Here's what you need to know about this disaster — and what you can do to help.
India: Unveiling a world of possibility on India's tea estates
Life on India's tea estates can be difficult — especially for youth who have limited access to resources and opportunities to build a bright future. Learn how we're helping them look past their circumstances and see possibility.
United States: Accelerating Puerto Rico’s economic recovery with Google volunteers
In partnership with Google, Mercy Corps is working in Puerto Rico to help small business owners - and the natural areas they rely on - recover from Hurricane Maria.
Timor-Leste: In Timor-Leste, clean cookstoves offer opportunity for all
Freddie works for a small clean cookstove company that just launched this year. Clean cookstoves are critical in Timor-Leste: On an island facing the full brunt of climate change, where most people cook over an open flame, they burn less fuel and produce less smoke.