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.
United States: Carmen's story: Recovering from disaster by rebuilding the past
Puerto Rico's most vulnerable residents continue to deal with hardship one year after Hurricane Maria, but with your help, we're building beyond disaster.
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.
How we work: Young people
There are more young people in the world today than in any other time in history. That's why we're here to invest in their futures. Watch the video to learn more.
Climate-proofing futures: How we're preparing young people for more extreme weather to come
As climate change continues to worsen weather patterns and exacerbate hunger and conflict, young people -- especially those living in the world's poorest countries -- will bear the brunt of the impact. Find out how Mercy Corps is helping young people prepare.