Mercy Corps' work across the world is carried out through the lens of various technical sectors, combining to create a holistic approach that helps communities meet their challenges. We have a strong commitment to the monitoring and evaluation of these projects — by internal and external evaluators — to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of our work. Mercy Corps is also committed to sharing its best practices and lessons learned with the broader non-governmental organization (NGO) community. In this section, you will find case studies, evaluations, reports and other technical documents about our programs.
Somalia: Critical Choices: Assessing the Effects of Education and Civic Engagement on Somali Youths' Propensity Towards Violence
Mercy Corps undertook a rigorous impact evaluation to fill a knowledge gap and look at what works to reduce violence.
Nigeria: Motivations and Empty Promises: Voices of Former Boko Haram Combatants and Nigerian Youth
New Mercy Corps research investigates key motives for youth to join Boko Haram.
Syria: Age of Unrest: Syrian Refugee Youth at the Crossroads
Each day that passes degrades our ability to help young Syrian refugees repair themselves before bitter experience hardens into habit. Here is the way forward.