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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.
Niger: How farm school is helping Salma beat hunger
Through training and new techniques, Salma and her community are learning to grow more hearty, bountiful crops to carry them through the hunger gap, the time between harvests when food stores traditionally run out.
Greece: Quick facts: What you need to know about cash as aid
In the last decade, cash transfer programming has gained tremendous momentum across the aid sector; in 2016, the UN Secretary General called for it to be the default method of support for crisis-affected people where the situation allows. Find out what you need to know about cash.
10 photos that inspired us in 2016
This year, we've captured thousands of images of our work around the world. They show us the grim reality of places in crisis, and the incredible impact that you make possible for people in need. Here are 10 of our favorites images from this year.
8 ways you made the world a better place in 2016
In 2016, you helped Mercy Corps transform the lives of 30 million people across the globe — and we want to say thank you. See just a few of the many ways that your support helped people survive crisis, overcome adversity and build better lives.
Ethiopia: PHOTOS: How rural women are cashing in on the milk business
We connected milk producers in remote areas with a milk processing factory to buy their milk, strengthening the dairy chain and improving lives every step of the way.