Kelly Montgomery’s stories
Jordan, Syria: Far from home, refugees build community
When Fadia and her family finally made it to Jordan after fleeing Syria, their relief quickly gave way to frustration. But with community leadership training, Fadia found new purpose — and renewed hope.
Ukraine: This independence day, families struggle amidst conflict
Ukraine’s independence day would normally be cause for celebration. But this year, families in eastern Ukraine are desperately in need of basic services and supplies. Learn how we’re helping.
We asked our staff: What does being a humanitarian mean to you?
This World Humanitarian Day, we honor the many ways that, together, we can make a difference. Our staff around the world share some of their experiences.
West Bank and Gaza: Bold murals help youth heal and inspire
This International Youth Day, we celebrate youth in war-torn Gaza who are learning how to express themselves, dream for the future and beautify their communities through art therapy.
Nepal: Recovery continues three months after Nepal earthquake
Monsoon season has arrived, and the people of Nepal are working to rebuild their homes, communities and livelihoods. We're still on the ground helping people affected by the earthquake with emergency supplies and cash assistance.
Jordan, Syria: Q+A: What you need to know about water scarcity in Jordan
Water is alarmingly scarce in Jordan. We spoke with a Mercy Corps water engineer about how his team is working to fix the problem and ensure that Jordanians and Syrian refugees have access to clean water.
Kenya, Somalia: The long journey home
Many refugees of the Somali civil war never thought they’d be able to return. Follow one man’s journey and learn how we’re helping Somali refugees in Kenya find their way back home.
Nepal: Meet the resilient Nepalis you've helped us reach
Our team delivering emergency relief across Nepal sees the strength and resilience of people first-hand. Meet some of those we’ve reached because of your support.
Nepal: Impact report: 30 days after Nepal earthquake
Your compassionate support helped us reach more than 43,000 people with emergency relief supplies in the 30 days since Nepal's devastating earthquake. Learn more about how we've helped people survive and begin to recover.
Guatemala: Tea and spice growers working for healthier futures
Growing tea ingredients is a precarious livelihood. That's why we've worked with Tazo Tea over the last decade to support farming communities in India and Guatemala. Meet a few people who now have a brighter future.