Liz Hummer’s stories
DR Congo: How one young woman is fighting back for change
Like many women in DRC, young Masika has endured terrible violence. But she’s working hard to make the future better for her child — and the next generation.
DR Congo: How much water in a day?
The search for water is a backbreaking ordeal in Goma. Why? See how we've brought clean water within reach — and how women like Justine use the vital resource every day.
Nigeria: In vulnerable communities, young women dream big
Abasiya used to be like many young women in Nigeria — out of school, poor, and with few opportunities in front of her. How did she build dreams for the future?
Nepal: Meet Mercy Corps' Nepal earthquake response team
Meet the experts on the Mercy Corps team who are helping people in Nepal survive and recover after the massive earthquake.
Niger: What's a mother to do?
“There is no greater benefit than learning how to take care of our babies’ nutrition and health.” See how Nana Balki is bringing change to the mothers in her village.
Niger: Life of a girl: Spend the day with Badariya
What's it like to be a 13-year-old girl in West Africa? Badariya doesn't get to spend her day in a classroom, but she's still determined to change her future. Follow a day in her life and see how.
West Bank and Gaza: Distributing assistance to thousands in the Gaza Strip
Our team in Gaza is working through the conflict to distribute emergency food and supplies to families seeking safety.
Q+A: How we reach youth in conflict
We believe young people are a powerful force for positive change. Our Director of Conflict Management discusses how we protect youth from violence and engage them in opportunities to build a better tomorrow.
South Sudan: "People are suffering everywhere": Millions now at risk of famine and disease
Our South Sudan Country Director describes worsening conditions and the massive tragedy unfolding in the young country.
Niger: Food crisis looming: Hawa's fight against hunger
Severe food shortages caused by recurring drought are again threatening millions of people in West Africa.