Megan Zabel Holmes’ stories
Images: Natural beauty in the world's toughest places
Working in fragile environments means helping communities make better use of their natural resources so they can improve their lives and the world around them.
Indonesia, Philippines: Meet our field staff: Dewi
When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, Dewi Hanifah, a seasoned first responder, was quickly deployed to the devastated region.
Thank you, from Mercy Corps
Together, we’re transforming lives around the world. Watch this short video and meet just a few of the millions of people you’ve helped this year.
Uganda: Meet our field staff: Vicky
We all hear the statistics: When girls are given the same access to education as boys, the impact on their communities is immense. Vicky Lodia is a living, breathing testament to the numbers.
Humankind photo contest: More of our favorites
We were so impressed by the submissions to our 2013 photo contest that we had to them. Scroll through the slideshow to see the colors and the faces that bring our shared experience to life.
India: Meet our field staff: Hasina
When India's Assam state was besieged by conflict and natural disasters, Hasina took action. Meet this inspiring Mercy Corps team member who has taken a leading role in rebuilding her community.
Libya: Meet our field staff: Inas
Once a refugee herself, Inas knows firsthand the challenges in post-revolution Libya. That's why she's determined to empower women to take an active role in shaping their nation’s future.
Guatemala: Meet our field staff: Carlos
Fighting for the rights of rural communities comes naturally to Carlos. Find out why he's dedicated to improving lives in his own country.
Afghanistan: Meet our field staff: Meena
More than 95 percent of our worldwide team members are from the countries where they work — and we're inviting them to give us a peek into their work and lives. This month, meet Meena Haidari, who is working to empower women in Afghanistan.
10 stunning landscape photos from the world’s toughest places
We work in some of the toughest places in the world, but their incredible settings are a reminder of what lies beyond poverty, conflict and disaster.