Partnering with Mastercard to provide cash and financial services
Mastercard actively supports Mercy Corps and our mission through innovative technology and products that we are able to incorporate into our global programming. Our partnership allows people we work with to get access to the cash and financial services they need to thrive.
Guatemala: In Guatemala City, choice changes everything
Drugs, violence and poverty are rife in Guatemala City, leaving many young people feeling they don't have the power to change their circumstances. We're showing them otherwise.
Nigeria: How Mercy Corps is meeting the threat of cholera in Northeast Nigeria
Mercy Corps is responding to the urgent threat of cholera in Nigeria's Borno State, as a five-month outbreak affected more than 5,000 people and resulted in more than 60 deaths in 2017. Though the outbreak has been contained thanks to a coordinated response between sectors, the risk of future outbreaks remains high for vulnerable populations already struggling to survive.
How we work: Cash
Cash is one of the quickest ways to help people get back on their feet and on their way to recovery when crises strike. Whether in the form of vouchers, pre-paid debit cards, mobile transfers, paper money or cash-for-work, it's a direct way of supporting people who need it most.
DR Congo: Providing emergency services and brighter futures to displaced families in DRC
4.3 million people in Democratic Republic of Congo are internally displaced because of conflict. They can't go home, so Mercy Corps is working to make sure they have what they need to rebuild their lives.
Lebanon, Syria: I fled Syria on foot over the mountains with my four kids. This is my story.
When her husband disappeared and her kids went hungry, leaving Syria became her only option. Maram shares her first-person account of becoming a refugee.
United States: Quick facts: Hurricane Maria's effect on Puerto Rico
Get the quick facts about how Puerto Rico has been affected by Hurricane Maria, what Mercy Corps and partners are doing, and how you can help.
A note from CEO Neal Keny-Guyer on the passing of Landrum Bolling
Mercy Corps is sad to share the news of the passing of Landrum Bolling, former Director-at-Large. Read CEO Neal Keny-Guyer's note about Landrum Bolling and his legacy.
Helping communities recover faster after disaster
A study Mercy Corps implemented with JPMorgan Chase and the SEEP network found that two main factors drastically impact the speed and sustainability of community recovery. Learn more about what they are.
Q&A: Neal Keny-Guyer, Mercy Corps CEO, on building a more just world in 2018
The global order is changing, and 2018 represents a critical juncture. How can we address conflict, climate change, and other issues that are affecting families around the world? Read on to learn more in this Q&A with Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer.