All stories about marginalized groups
Jordan, Syria: Against all odds: An equal opportunity to learn for refugee children with disabilities
Seven-year-old Khalid has muscular dystrophy and rarely left his family's caravan in Zaatari refugee camp. Learn how we helped him attend school for the first time.
West Bank and Gaza: Wheelchairs are no barrier to sport
A 15-year-old double amputee takes a shot during a wheelchair basketball tournament Mercy Corps organized in the West Bank, an area of the world where those with disabilities are highly marginalized.
Iraq: Let's help Iraqi children together
Across all the world’s nations, according to all religions and man-made constitutions, children should be given special care and kept away from struggles and conflicts. They are more valuable than any natural and industrial resource that a country might have.
Guatemala: Mercy Corps Guatemala program featured in USAID Frontlines magazine
USAID's Frontlines magazine recently showcased Mercy Corps Guatemala’s Innovative Market Alliance for Rural Entrepreneurs (IMARE) program through the personal story of Delma Gomez, one of t
Iraq: Two Iraqi women, determined to succeed
Before I started working with Mercy Corps' Women’s Awareness and Inclusion (WAI) program, I was working with another non-governmental organization on land mine awareness and education.
Egypt: "A very old country with a new life"
With all the excitement and newness surrounding Egypt’s January Revolution, it can be easy to forget that Egyptians have been working for change in their country for decades.
Egypt: Hanging with Egypt's tiger mom
Since arriving in Cairo three weeks ago as a member of Mercy Corps' Egypt assessment team, I have had the opportunity to meet and befriend many of those who participated in Egypt’s recent revolution.
Egypt: High above Cairo, deep in poverty
High above Tahrir Square, 33-year-old Nagla Abdad watched the January 25th Revolution unfold. She had one of the best seats in the house for the first time in her life.
Kosovo: Enough living in the camps
“Life in the camps was terrible for my family and all who lived there” said Rifat Sulejmani, a former refugee in Mitrovica, Kosovo.
Kosovo: A life-changing project for a Roma community
Ramadan Sahiti is a 37-year-old Roma farmer from the village of Koshare/Košare in southern Kosovo.