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International Youth Day: Five ways we're helping young people change the world
Read about the young people we’ve met and what they’re doing to transition themselves toward adulthood — and their countries toward peace and development.
Kyrgyzstan: A new life starts with a small loan
From barely being able to feed her family to sending her kids to college, Anarkan Mambetova's story is one of many successes we're seeing after building Kyrgyzstan's microfinance services for the last decade.
West Bank and Gaza: Wheelchairs are no barrier to sport
A 15-year-old double amputee takes a shot during a wheelchair basketball tournament Mercy Corps organized in the West Bank, an area of the world where those with disabilities are highly marginalized.
India: Meet our field staff: Hasina
When India's Assam state was besieged by conflict and natural disasters, Hasina took action. Meet this inspiring Mercy Corps team member who has taken a leading role in rebuilding her community.
Indonesia: New award for bringing mobile payments to rural farmers
Visa's Innovation Grant will allow us to deepen our commitment to using technology to improve people's lives in some of the most remote communities in Indonesia.
Jordan, Syria: Rallying local support to help Syrian refugees
One dedicated woman is marshaling volunteers and donations in Jordan to help us meet refugees’ most urgent, everyday needs.
Yemen: Food vouchers do more than alleviate hunger
After tragedy, a mother is able to feed her children and find the strength to look forward.
Central African Republic: How we're working through continued insecurity
In a Q & A with Program Coordinator Whitney Elmer, learn how we’re adapting to a new, challenging environment to help families in post-coup CAR.
Haiti: Women entrepreneurs creating new opportunities
In Port-au-Prince, still recovering from the 2010 earthquake, financial stability is elusive. But tenacious women like Bilha believe in a better future.
Nepal: Testing the future of emergency assistance
We’ve been part of the mobile money revolution for some time, and now our latest efforts are being tested in Nepal — one of the poorest countries in the world.