A look back at 2020: Challenges, progress and a path forward
A reflection on the global challenges of the past year and the power of collective, compassionate action to help solve them.
August 17, 2020
The power of partnerships: Cisco and Mercy Corps’ unique way of working
Mercy Corps and Cisco reflect on the first three years of their partnership with lessons about a global tech leader and global NGO having a successful and transformative collaboration.
August 10, 2020
Radio repurposed: An old technology offers girls new chances
Worldwide, COVID-19 halted education. While many schools switched to online learning, girls in some rural communities lack internet or smartphone access. The solution? Radio.
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.
July 15, 2020
6 ways digital platforms can accelerate growth during COVID-19
Mercy Corps’ Youth Impact Labs program uses the context of experiences in Kenya to make recommendations for tech companies looking to adjust their businesses for this new digital economy.
May 28, 2020
Field testing virtual reality mindfulness and relaxation therapy
In 2015, Mercy Corps began a project to help young people in Iraq cope with trauma by creating physical safe spaces where they can learn, play, and access therapists.