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Central African Republic: A Girl Can: Alphonsine's Story
Mercy Corps helps girls like Alphonsine heal from violence in the Central African Republic, stay in school and make choices that keep them safe. See what a girl can do.
Ethiopia: A Girl Can: Kuye's Story
Mercy Corps scholarships help girls like Kuye complete high school in Ethiopia — and spread the power of their education through family, community and country. See what a girl can do.
Japan: Reflections on two years supporting tsunami-hit communities
The 200 local small businesses we’ve reached are collectively the region’s largest employer. They also lie at the center of community life, and are a critical part of the recovery for everyone here.
Japan: Update: Two years since the tsunami
Much has changed in Japan in the past two years, yet much has painfully stayed the same in the tsunami zone. Mercy Corps assisted in the emergent aftermath of the disaster, and has continued to provide support for local small merchants, helping to revive the badly struggling local economies.
Jordan, Syria: Syria refugee crisis becoming ‘unsustainable’
A visit to the Syrian refugee registration center in Jordan, which is receiving thousands of families who cross the border each day, highlights the urgent needs in this water-strapped country.
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.
Yemen: Fetching water for families in Taiz
An increased supply and new distribution programs help secure clean water — and provide jobs in Yemen's poorest communities.
Kenya: A movement for peace
Kenya's youth are working to ensure that peace prevails during Monday's national vote, the first since post-election violence swept the country in 2007. Read their stories.
Somalia: A little light goes a long way
Runners decked out in glow necklaces for LivingSocial 5k Dance Party will create quite a scene. But they'll also be making life a little brighter for kids like Fadumo, thousands of miles away in rural Somalia.
Central African Republic: Conflict continues to destabilize forgotten corner of Africa
After a short period of fragile peace, this week armed opposition groups in the Central African Republic are threatening to take up an offensive once again.