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Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen: Famine and food insecurity: What's at stake
Our Q&A with Food Security Advisor Kate McMahon discusses what famine means, how it's impacting areas of Africa and the Middle East, and why it's critical that we meet urgent needs to prevent even greater suffering.
Kenya: How Kenya's future leaders found their voice
In the aftermath of a violence uprising, we connected young Kenyans to jobs and mentorship, and empowered them to get involved in their communities. Now, they have the skills to build the future they want.
Niger: Why we're inviting men to husband school
Women in rural Niger traditionally bear the burden of all the tasks that a healthy home and family depend on. We're helping strengthen families by teaching husbands to take an active role, too.
Ethiopia: How investing in resilience helps fight drought
Mercy Corps and partners have been investing in building resilience for families affected by droughts. Their project report evaluates the positive effects of being resilience-focused in the face of a severe shock.
Ethiopia, Niger: When women lead
We support women and girls, because a woman armed with knowledge and resources is empowered to better her family, her community and the world.
Colombia, Greece, Guatemala, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Niger, Syria: Youth at a Crossroads January 23, 2017
Today, millions of youth are at a crossroads: In a world of crisis, they will either become a force for peace or one of continued instability. We must support and empower them now, while they are making the choices that will determine the fate of their lives and their communities.
Mercy Corps ranked 6th in Top 500 NGOs list
NGO Advisor, an independent media organization, published its annual rankings of the Top 500 non-governmental organizations this week. Mercy Corps advanced from 7th last year to 6th this year.
Greece: Hear the voices of Greece's refugee youth in new report
Over 18,000 of the migrants and refugees stranded in Greece are young people between the ages of 15 and 24. They demonstrate immense potential for positive change, but their needs are often overlooked. Our report highlights their hopes and concerns.
Guatemala: Technology connects snow pea farmers to success
The export market is critical for snow pea farmers. To help them stay on the path to success, we’re connecting them to a new software that tracks their harvests.
Syria: Aleppo: Important update about our team
We had Mercy Corps team members working on the ground in East Aleppo, and we are relieved to share that they are all safe.