Sarah Weaver’s stories
One month later: Supporting communities in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian
In the weeks following Hurricane Dorian, we connected people affected by the storm with immediate emergency support by delivering solar-powered lanterns, delivering locally-purchased essential items and connecting hurricane survivors with access to clean water.
United States: Mercy Corps co-founder Dan O'Neill retires
After 40 years of leadership, Dan O’Neill, Mercy Corps co-founder and global humanitarian, has retired.
Yemen: Picturing a brighter future: One woman's journey to serve her community through photography
Hayat knew from experience that not having a woman photographer in her community was limiting other women's options. So she picked up a camera to fix that.
Indonesia: Rebuilding Indonesian communities with the help of Airbnb's Open Homes Initiative
In partnership with Airbnb, our team was able to access lodging for 26 field team members responding to disasters in Indonesia.
Yemen: Stories from Yemen: Worried mothers, sick children and the community health workers helping them
Community health workers play a critical role in Yemen as the country continues to face humanitarian, economic and political crises resulting from years of ongoing conflict. Read more about how and who they're helping.
Niger: "When suffering time comes, we have to suffer": Coping with hunger in Niger
There’s no easy way to solve the problems that hunger brings to Halima and families like hers. With each passing day, a new challenge arises. Mercy Corps is helping address those challenges.
DR Congo: A humanitarian life born from displacement
As the director of the communications team in DRC, Odette regularly meets with families facing crisis. As a former refugee, she understands their struggles firsthand.
Nigeria: A nightmare ended, a dream realized: How one woman is rebuilding after Boko Haram
After Boko Haram left Jummai's village, she was eager to start a new business to provide for her family. Now she has not one, but two thriving small businesses.
United States: In Puerto Rico, one community leader prepares for what's next
As Puerto Rico continues to recover from Hurricane Maria, we're working with community leaders like Maria Torres Ramos to help people prepare and build resilience in anticipation of future storms.
5 ways you made the world a better place in 2018
Our supporters helped transform the lives of 28 million people in 40 countries this year. Read more about this year's accomplishments.