Kelly Montgomery’s stories
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.
Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): Delivery of emergency food and supplies continues amidst chaos
As the conflict in Gaza continues to worsen, Mercy Corps team members are working in dangerous conditions to deliver much-needed emergency assistance on the ground.
Iraq: Emergency supplies help displaced families
This past week, our team in Iraq distributed 4,000 hygiene kits to vulnerable displaced families. Read their stories.
Iraq: Worsening humanitarian conditions drive Mercy Corps response
Continued fighting in Iraq is driving more people from their homes. We are ramping up an emergency response to keep displaced families healthy in deteriorating conditions.
Colombia: Soccer moves a generation towards peace
In Colombia, we use soccer to prevent youth violence and encourage leadership skills. This week, community coaches from the program are visiting our global headquarters to hone their skills and learn about youth development.
Lebanon, Syria: Leaving home behind: Young Syrian refugees speak out
Four young Syrian refugees created videos to share their stories of fleeing home in search of safety and the heartbreaking moments that followed.
Iraq: Assessing urgent needs as 500,000 Iraqis flee violence
Our team in Iraq is working to coordinate emergency services for families displaced by escalating conflict.