Ross Hornsey’s stories
What We're Doing in Haiti
Mercy Corps is focusing on health, clean water, sanitation, psychosocial support and job creation.
Haiti: Edinburgh Launches City Appeal for Quake Stricken Haiti
An urgent appeal has been launched today to raise funds for the island nation of Haiti after it was struck by a severe 7.3 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday.
West Bank and Gaza: Gaza’s civilians still unable to rebuild one year after Operation Cast Lead
Mercy Corps has joined a coalition of 16 leading humanitarian charities and human rights groups to highlight the Israeli blockade that continues to prevent reconstruction and recovery in Gaza.
Colombia: Edinburgh Hotel Helps Deliver Life Support to Colombia’s Poor
Top Edinburgh hotel Ten Hill Place, which is owned by the city’s Royal College of Surgeons, has partnered with Mercy Corps to launch a new initiative aimed at powering essential healthcare services for a remote Colombian village, whilst also reducing its’ own CO2 emissions.
Lebanon: Foundations for a strong future: Youth in Lebanon and Jordan promote cultural heritage
Daily life in Lebanon and Jordan means contending with a large number of social and economic pressures and many young people — who make up the vast majority of the population — have lost sight of their cultural heritage.
India: Promoting Fuel-Efficiency in Darjeeling