Winter in Syria, from a voice on the ground
More than three quarters of Mercy Corps staff working in Syria are themselves displaced from their homes. One Syrian team member describes the experience of a displacement camp in their own words.
February 19, 2021
Community first: Black entrepreneurs show us what’s possible
Across the Pacific Northwest, Black entrepreneurs show us what’s possible for local communities – showcasing craft, perseverance, and the power of humanity.
September 09, 2020
The facts: Hurricane Maria's effect on Puerto Rico
Get the facts about how Puerto Rico has been affected by Hurricane Maria, what we're doing, and how you can help.
February 21, 2020
Becoming Lami Autobody
The story of how Mercy Corps Northwest helped a determined refugee get his business off the ground in Portland, Oregon.
January 29, 2020
Signal found: Mercy Corps & community WiFi
Moving beyond emergency aid, Mercy Corps’ strategy shifted to longer-term recovery and disaster resilience to strengthen communities.
July 12, 2019
How supporting small businesses unlocks brighter futures in the Pacific Northwest
Since its inception, Mercy Corps Northwest has placed millions of dollars into the hands of budding entrepreneurs and fostered the creation of more than 15,000 businesses. Here are a few of those entrepreneurs’ stories.
May 01, 2019
The facts: Central American migration
As the current U.S. administration has announced plans to cut aid to Central America and tighten restrictions for asylum seekers, questions about the value of U.S. assistance in this region have never been more urgent. Read on to learn more about what’s driving the Central American migration crisis and join us to support the preservation of vital U.S. aid to Central America.