Jordan, Syria: Lifting weights and spirits: How a women’s gym forged a friendship
The Syrian refugee crisis is complex and full of challenges. But Lena and Leila's story is proof of one thing we know for certain: bringing refugees and their neighbors together can transform entire communities for good.
United States: 8 months after Hurricane Maria, another hurricane season looms in Puerto Rico
Karla Peña, resilience program manager in Puerto Rico, shares how people are recovering from Hurricane Maria as they also prepare for the new hurricane season.
Kenya: Wild weather: How we're helping Kenyans fight climate change
Extreme climate-driven disasters including drought and flood have pummeled Kenya in recent years, leaving millions at risk of hunger. This is how we're helping communities build less fragile futures.
Perspectives: Is global hunger a national security concern? It’s complicated.
The path to solving hunger starts with peace—not because of national security, but because it's the first way to help those who are hungry.
South Sudan, Uganda: For a South Sudanese refugee, a place to put down roots
Conflict forced Grace and her family to leave everything behind. While she waits for an end to conflict so she can return to South Sudan, she's learning to grow produce that will help her support herself and her four children.
Colombia: Quick facts: Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis
For several years Venezuela – once the richest country in South America – has been hurtling toward economic, social and institutional collapse, spurring a regional humanitarian crisis and mass migration. You can help. Learn more about the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and the region and join us in supporting the families who are fleeing.
How young people in the Middle East are using technology to share their voices
Using technology is one way that young people in the Middle East feel empowered to share their perspectives and their stories. Our report from the No Lost Generation Tech Summit highlights a few of their contributions.
Nepal: The long road to recovery: Three years after quake, Nepalis push ahead
Learn what recovery has been like for some of the people Mercy Corps worked with in the years since an earthquake devastated communities in Nepal.
Indonesia: John Deere partnership empowers rice farmers in Asia
In 2014 Mercy Corps joined forces with John Deere to help improve the livelihoods of rice farmers. To date this program has supported 8,310 smallholder rice farmers in Indonesia.
2017 Impact Report