Humanitarians reflect on one year of the COVID-19 crisis
One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercy Corps team members share their experiences responding to the global crisis.
July 16, 2020
Who is responsible for supporting gig workers left vulnerable by COVID-19?
It’s apparent that an ecosystem-wide approach is needed to design a solution that guarantees protection for workers.
May 18, 2020
Desert locusts in East Africa: A plague of another order
As communities brace against COVID-19, a desert locust plague in East Africa threatens to drive hunger rates to unprecedented levels.
February 06, 2020
Opening the future for young people in Kenya
In a country where young people make up two thirds of the unemployment rate, a mobile app is building the next generation of entrepreneurs.
December 09, 2019
Relying on rainfall: How one community in Kenya is affected by climate change
Once losing their crops to increased drought, one farming community in Kenya is now using a simple set of tools to grow their livelihoods and take on climate change.
November 19, 2019
Partnering with NASA to find solutions from the sky
Through a new partnership with NASA, Mercy Corps is expanding our AgriFin project to connect farmers with satellite data. State-of-the-art imagery and analysis will help small-holder farmers manage their crops and adapt to climate change.