The urgent need for climate adaptation
Mercy Corps’ CEO, Tjada D’Oyen McKenna, speaks at a New York Times event sharing transformative ideas to meet the climate challenge.
June 07, 2019
Where violence traps youth in poverty, opportunity frees them
In Guatemala City's most dangerous neighborhoods, deeply-rooted violence, poverty and lack of opportunity fuel chronic instability that keeps people from thriving. Learn how we're working with young people like Claudia to break that cycle.
February 23, 2018
In Guatemala City, choice changes everything
Drugs, violence and poverty are rife in Guatemala City, leaving many young people feeling they don't have the power to change their circumstances. We're showing them otherwise.
September 06, 2017
Why are Mali’s youth taking up arms?
Our new report on Mali reveals that efforts to discourage youth from turning to violence must engage entire communities, and go beyond just focusing on young people themselves.
April 07, 2017
A future without migration: How we’re empowering youth to build a life at home
Migration is rampant is some parts of Guatemala. We're providing young people with the education and skills they need to thrive without having to leave their community.
February 24, 2017
How Kenya's future leaders found their voice
In the aftermath of a violence uprising, we connected young Kenyans to jobs and mentorship, and empowered them to get involved in their communities. Now, they have the skills to build the future they want.