DR Congo: A humanitarian life born from displacement
As the director of the communications team in DRC, Odette regularly meets with families facing crisis. As a former refugee, she understands their struggles firsthand.
Jordan: We worked with adolescent girls to design their own reproductive health sessions. Here's what they taught us.
Refugee girls in Zaatari camp told us that they primarily learned about their bodies from older girls. So we let them take the lead.
Afghanistan, Colombia, DR Congo, Indonesia, Nigeria, Syria, Yemen: 7 crises we're watching in 2019
Yemen, Nigeria, Colombia and beyond — here are the top crises we're keeping an eye on in 2019.
Nigeria: How to hack hate speech in Nigeria
At a Hate Speech Hackathon sponsored by Mercy Corps, young Nigerians came together to combat hate with code.
Yemen: In Yemen, a father transforms an entire community
When Yemen's conflict made it impossible for Wassim to find steady work, Mercy Corps helped him do something bold—and create a far-reaching impact.
Nigeria: A nightmare ended, a dream realized: How one woman is rebuilding after Boko Haram
After Boko Haram left Jummai's village, she was eager to start a new business to provide for her family. Now she has not one, but two thriving small businesses.
Lebanon, Syria: How a playground helped Farat find her voice
Farat lost her home and her husband to Syria's war. A Mercy Corps project in her community gave her the confidence to keep going.
7 tech trends that are transforming humanitarian aid
As global needs mount, new advances in technology are beginning to offer solutions to massive humanitarian challenges. From drones and 3D printing to digital identity and virtual reality, here are seven trends that are already transforming humanitarian assistance around the world.
United States: In Puerto Rico, one community leader prepares for what's next
As Puerto Rico continues to recover from Hurricane Maria, we're working with community leaders like Maria Torres Ramos to help people prepare and build resilience in anticipation of future storms.
Our 10 best photos of 2018
These 10 most visually compelling photos from 2018 show the struggles that people face and their resilience in overcoming them. They also represent our geographic and programmatic diversity, as well as some of the most innovative and lifesaving work that Mercy Corps is doing around the world.