United States: How supporting small businesses unlocks brighter futures in the Pacific Northwest
Since its inception, Mercy Corps Northwest has placed millions of dollars into the hands of budding entrepreneurs and fostered the creation of more than 15,000 businesses. Here are a few of those entrepreneurs’ stories.
Guatemala: Planting roots at home: Creating new opportunities for youth in agriculture
In the rural Western Highlands of Guatemala, we’re helping young farmers like Julio learn to grow hardier crops and access the financing they need so they can safely turn their backs on migration.
Ethiopia: Waiting for rain: Living in a dry season that never ends
In Ethiopia, two farmers fight to protect their grasslands in the face of climate change, leveraging the power of technology and collaboration to survive.
Libra: Creating financial opportunity for all
We've joined the Libra Association, the organization responsible for developing Libra - a new global currency that we believe could spark a revolution in financial inclusion.
Guatemala: Where violence traps youth in poverty, opportunity frees them
In Guatemala City's most dangerous neighborhoods, deeply-rooted violence, poverty and lack of opportunity fuel chronic instability that keeps people from thriving. Learn how we're working with young people like Claudia to break that cycle.
Yemen: Picturing a brighter future: One woman's journey to serve her community through photography
Hayat knew from experience that not having a woman photographer in her community was limiting other women's options. So she picked up a camera to fix that.
Afghanistan: Afghanistan quick facts
Decades of conflict and other challenges have left Afghanistan poor and unstable. We're helping Afghanistan recover and become a stronger state. Find out how you can join us.
Syria: A generation transformed by conflict in Syria
Mercy Corps talked with Syrian adolescents, ages 14 to 19 years old, to gain a deeper understanding of the conflict from their perspective. Here's what they told us.
Afghanistan: Solar power for all in Afghanistan
To help families and businesses access electricity -- and to help foster long-term economic growth -- Mercy Corps is bringing solar power to Afghanistan through a sustainable and thoughtful business model.
Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): I'm a 25-year-old woman in Gaza. Learning to code changed my life.
Inside a small, buzzing office in the Gaza Strip, a new generation of geeks is writing code for companies around the world.