Kyla Yeoman’s stories
Timor-Leste: Life of a girl: Solar power lights the way for Lourdes
Follow 15-year-old Lourdes through her day, and find out how Mercy Corps' clean energy program is helping her find time for her schoolwork among her other household responsibilities.
Nepal: Subba shows us why cash is key to recovering after disaster
We’re giving earthquake-affected families money to buy the things they need right in their communities. Learn how the spending helps local shop owners like Subba get back in business, and jump-starts recovery for everyone.
Nepal: Where do families go when their village is in ruins?
In a small village outside of Kirtipur, 17 families now live together in a chicken coop after most of the village’s homes were destroyed. Learn how we're helping them cope.
Nepal: A family comes together to start recovery in Nepal
After a week filled with tragedy, Sujata Tamang and her family must think about how they will begin to recover. Read their story.
Nepal: From the field: A neighbor saving lives
One of our staff in the field tells us what it’s like on the ground in Kathmandu, and how one man saved his neighbors’ lives during the disaster.
Nepal: One determined step changed Devi's life
We helped Devi get a loan to start her business three years ago. Today she's showing us how she turned one opportunity into life-changing success.
Timor-Leste: Fish ponds bring hope to hard-working families
As rice farmers cope with changing weather patterns, we're helping them build new sustainable sources of food and income.
Nepal: Meet Sarmila: Overcoming challenges to stay in school
Sarmila is from the poorest caste in Nepal, but she's on track to graduate 10th grade. Learn how we help Sarmila and other marginalized girls stay in school.
India: Brewing change for ten years
In Darjeeling, deep in the foothills of the Himalayas, and in Assam, nourished by a tropical river basin, the world's most favored teas are hand-planted, plucked and processed.
Haiti: Inside microinsurance in Haiti
As Tropical Storm Isaac hit Haiti in late August, all eyes were watching to see whether the country would be overwhelmed by the latest storm.