Ethiopia: Clean water for Anab
What can clean water do for women in Ethiopia? Find out how Anab's health — and future — are looking better thanks to the new reservoir Mercy Corps built.
Ethiopia: Emergency food for Nasteho
What does a mother in remote Ethiopia do to help her malnourished infant? Fadumo found help at a visit from Mercy Corps' mobile health unit.
Myanmar: An acre of rice for Kyi
In rural Sit Kone village, accessible only by a two-hour boat ride from the closest town, Kyi (pictured left) depends on his land to support his family of eight.
South Sudan: A classroom for Asholl
Asholl loves school so much that she wants to be a teacher when she grows up. The second grader would stay in class all day if she could: "I like learning to read and write. I am bored when I have to stay home and it is raining. There is nothing to do."
Niger: A goat for Santou
Feeding six children has not been easy for Santou — especially as a hunger crisis took hold of Niger and the entire Sahel region of West Africa this year.
Why I give Mercy Corps Gifts
It's easy to get caught up in the shopping rush of the holidays. But these three shoppers have chosen a different route, trading DVDs and sweaters for donkeys and school supplies.
Get crafty with Mercy Corps gifts
I am one of those competitive gift-givers who finds satisfaction in knowing that my creative and thoughtfully packaged presents look better than the other ones under the tree — which, although thrilling, creates a conundrum, because I’m also a proponent of giving symbolic gifts.