What COVID-19 means for people living in fragile places
COVID-19 is eroding progress in some of the world’s most fragile places, but by redoubling our efforts, we have an opportunity to reduce the pandemic’s impacts on the most vulnerable.
August 16, 2019
For working mothers in Ethiopia, a better life starts with affordable daycare
Finding affordable daycare is just another hurdle working mothers must overcome in Addis Ababa, the capital of and largest city in Ethiopia. One woman is committed to helping them.
August 15, 2019
The challenge of financial inclusion in the age of digital currency
Organizations like Mercy Corps must seek to harness the power of blockchain and digital currencies for the people and communities they serve while doing their utmost to minimize risks.
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.
June 18, 2019
Libra: Creating financial opportunity for all
We've joined the Libra Association, the organization responsible for developing Libra — a new global currency that we believe could spark a revolution in financial inclusion.
March 07, 2019
I'm a 25-year-old woman in Gaza. Learning to code changed my life.
Inside a small, buzzing office in the Gaza Strip, a new generation of geeks is writing code for companies around the world.