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.
March 18, 2020
Sharing information, not germs
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy’s response quickly escalated from cautious and muted to full-on containment, enforcing all residents to remain in their houses unless they have urgent reason to leave.
March 03, 2020
A new way to think about “tech for good”
Over the past five years, Mercy Corps has teamed up with the International Rescue Committee, with support from Google.org, Microsoft, Cisco and other partners, to develop Signpost, an initiative that connects refugees, asylum seekers and crisis-affected communities with critical information.
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.
January 30, 2020
Post-investment support: The why
Mercy Corps Ventures invests in social enterprises trying to improve income and/or access for consumers living in the most vulnerable communities.
October 01, 2019
Is diversity, equity and inclusion a must?
For many social impact organizations creating equity and diversity internally is not only about the business case but about contributing to the “just world” these organizations are striving to create.