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Leah Hazard’s stories
Libya: Team in Libya, another dispatched to Tunisia March 2, 2011
The latest update from our assessment team bound for Libya confirms that they've crossed safely through the Libyan border. The humanitarian picture is still uncertain, and they're working to ascertain needs on the ground.
You did it! Thank you for helping Mercy Corps win $150,000! December 27, 2010
Despite being a rainy, post-holiday Monday afternoon, there are cheers around Mercy Corps' headquarters. Why?
What this will help support: the Global Citizen Corps Summit November 4, 2010
It starts with a gathering, From Jakarta to Beirut, from Edinburgh to Baghdad, from Madison to Amman, from New York to Islamabad; these are the cities where young people are taking a stand between the world they see and the world they want.
India: The beginning of learning more October 26, 2010
When I was in Assam last month visiting with women in our literacy programs, I heard the same sentiment over and over again: the women want to learn more now. Some want to learn English or develop their abilities in their native Assamese — but mostly they have gained confidence in their ab
India: A future of reading on India’s tea estates October 18, 2010
On the tea estates in northeastern India, generations of girls and women have grown up without learning how to read — they spend their days in the field, just as their parents did, and there is no access or time to attend school.
India: Catching up with old friends October 2, 2010
I should clarify that before a few weeks ago, I had never met Sonia and Rima. But when we met, I felt like I was catching up with old friends. I knew about the challenges they faced growing up on Assam's tea estates — and their aspirations to own their own successful beauty salon.
India: You're invited... September 27, 2010
This morning I woke up thinking about the Motadhura Community near the Tumsong Tea Estate in Darjeeling. Really. Because today they are officially celebrating the construction of their new Community Learning Center — thanks to the help of Mercy Corps and TAZO Tea's CHAI program.
India: "I want to learn more!" September 21, 2010
Anjana Tanti thinks she's about 35. Age is not something people pay much attention to on the tea estates, where she grew up and now raises her own family.
India: Staging a sit-in to demand a future September 19, 2010
Last May, about 40 teens showed up at Mercy Corps' office in Assam to stage a sit-in. They had hired a truck to take them from their homes surrounding the Maud Tea Estate to Mercy Corps' Assam office...not an easy drive.
Inspire mom with a Mercy Kit, earrings and the stories behind them April 16, 2010
I love Mother's Day. No, I'm not a mother myself — but I love a day that makes me stop to appreciate the person who has the most to do with the person I am today. Because, let's face it — none of us really do it enough.