Alyssa Cogan’s stories
Jordan, Syria: For refugees with disabilities, a back to school to remember
Syria's most vulnerable refugee students face incredible barriers to receiving an education. That's why going back to school means so much more for them than the end of summer.
World Humanitarian Day: Celebrating our dedicated team
Meet just a few of our global team members who’ve devoted their lives to helping people build a stronger tomorrow. This World Humanitarian Day, we're proud to honor them—and everyone around the world working to be a force for positive change.
Yemen: Quick facts: What you need to know about the crisis in Yemen
Around 70 percent of Yemen's population — 19 million people — is in need of humanitarian support like food, water and medicine. How did this happen? Here's what you need to know about this crisis, and what you can do to help.
A hotter planet, a hungrier world
The impacts of climate change are pummeling nations around the world. But for the poor, the consequences are particularly destructive: more poverty, more hunger. We can't end these plights, then, if we don't tackle climate change, too.
Jordan, Syria: A second chance at a future for Syria's lost generation
More than 8 million Syrian children have been affected by war and risk carrying the emotional scars of it forever. We're helping them cope with stress and stay on the path to a brighter tomorrow.
Guatemala: 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.
Guatemala, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria, Tunisia: Empower a woman, unleash a leader: Why we support young female entrepreneurs
We provide women and girls with resources to build better lives, because we know strong women equal strong families and communities.
Ethiopia: PHOTOS: How rural women are cashing in on the milk business
We connected milk producers in remote areas with a milk processing factory to buy their milk, strengthening the dairy chain and improving lives every step of the way.
Nigeria: The new threat for survivors of Boko Haram
For millions of Nigerians who've escaped the terror of Boko Haram, the struggle to survive isn't over. In their places of refuge a new danger lingers: hunger.
PHOTOS: Kitchens around the world
In every corner of the world, food brings people together. But where we cook and gather looks different for each one of us, depending on where we live and what we've been through.