Kenya: Towards a Digital Workforce: Understanding the Building Blocks of Kenya's Gig Economy
Mercy Corps has been working with tech innovators in Kenya to test and support tech-enabled solutions that have the potential to address the youth unemployment challenge.
Jordan: Syrian girls guide tweens through the mysterious world of puberty
Young girls in Za'atari turn to older teens to understand their changing bodies, but there is a lack of accurate, positive and adolescent-friendly information. Through one of our programs, nine Za'atari teenagers decided to design and lead their own puberty education program for tween girls.
Ethiopia: Enabling Resilience for Pastoral Communities: Impact and Results from PRIME
PRIME was a six-year $70 million USD USAID-led Feed the Future program that included a markets based and adaptive management approach to help pastoralists strengthen systems to simultaneously address economic needs and climate adaptation to increase resilience capacities.
Guatemala: Subsist or Persist? Assessing Drivers of Migration and Effects of Foreign Assistance Programs on Migration from the Northern Triangle
By examining programs focused on agriculture and urban violence prevention, this report integrates the wide-ranging voices and experiences of Guatemalans who are affected by policy decisions related to migration. The report concludes with recommendations on how U.S. policymakers can advance policies that address migration from Central America.
Jordan: Measuring the Impact of Refugee Labor Inclusion on the Host State Economy
Mercy Corps partnered with West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute, a non-profit policy think tank based in Amman, Jordan, on a series of research products to quantify and track labor integration i