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Timor-Leste: Benefits of clean energy radiate through villages
In Timor-Leste, 65 percent of the population does not have access to electricity. We're helping communities there build clean energy markets that improve their lives and strengthen their economies.
Humankind photo contest: More of our favorites
We were so impressed by the submissions to our 2013 photo contest that we had to them. Scroll through the slideshow to see the colors and the faces that bring our shared experience to life.
Jordan, Syria: Sandcastles bring happiness to Syrian kids
In these photos, you can see how the simple opportunity to play and use their imaginations brings comfort to the youngest refugees.
Jordan, Syria: Syrian refugees outside camps struggle to meet needs
These are a few of the thousands of families we've been able to reach in northern Jordan. There are many more like them who need our help.
Ethiopia: Finding her way through drought
Fatumo lost ten camels in the drought that ravaged Ethiopia two years ago. She grew more desperate as her children went hungry. But today there are signs of recovery — and Fatumo is relying on each day's collection of milk to rebuild.
China: Families finding hope after quake
Our emergency response team has traveled to some of the most remote villages that were destroyed in the 7.0 Ya'an earthquake. See how families are coping and how we're helping them recover.
Jordan, Syria: Life in Za'atari: An inside look
Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp is filled with uniform rows of tent upon tent now housing an estimated 140,000 Syrians. What is it like there for families who don't know when they can return home?
Jordan, Syria: Finding joy on the playground
Images from a recent visit to a Mercy Corps-built playground for refugee kids shows how their resilient spirit comes alive with a safe and happy place to play.
10 stunning landscape photos from the world’s toughest places
We work in some of the toughest places in the world, but their incredible settings are a reminder of what lies beyond poverty, conflict and disaster.
Timor-Leste: Fighting hunger in a neglected nation
In one of the world's newest countries, where over one-third of the population regularly experiences food shortages, we're helping 4,500 subsistence farmers build the foundation for sustainable change.