Kelly Montgomery’s stories
Q+A: How we help girls fulfill their potential
Girls in developing countries face risks at every turn. Learn how we help them stay on a path towards a bright and productive future.
West Bank and Gaza: Families struggle to rebuild
The fighting in Gaza has subsided, but the story is far from over. For families who've lost their homes and livelihoods, recovery is not easy.
Central African Republic: Q+A: Working with communities to stop gender-based violence
Women in conflict-affected countries are especially vulnerable to violence. Learn how we're leading the fight to stop gender-based violence in CAR.
India: Responding to devastating floods in Kashmir
Kashmir has been inundated with its worst floods in half a century. We’re distributing medicine and clean water to stranded families.
Humankind photo contest: Winner and other favorites
We received hundreds of photos from you showing how you see the world. Now, see the winning photo and our other favorite submissions.
West Bank and Gaza: Q+A: Supporting children through conflict
While our emergency response in Gaza continues through fighting, our team is also working to help traumatized children cope with their experiences.
Central African Republic: Not to be forgotten: Helping people survive CAR crisis
The crisis in CAR is one of four U.N. "Level 3" emergencies, and nearly half the country's population is struggling to survive. We're working hard to help.
Niger: Meet our field staff: Hadjia
In one of the poorest countries in the world, Mercy Corps works to help families grow more food and to empower young women and girls to become stronger voices in their communities. Learn how Hadjia Aissatou helps us make an impact.
Iraq: Families on the run in Iraq: How our team is helping
Intense fighting this week fueled a new wave of displacement. As part of our ongoing response, the team acted quickly to rush food and supplies to Yazidi families and others fleeing the violence.
Dreaming for the future: Youth around the world
87% of the world's youth live in developing countries. How do we help them overcome the difficult challenges they face? Read their stories and hear about their hopes for a better future.