Helping communities through global pandemic
As the world works to contain the spread of COVID-19, our teams are helping vulnerable communities on the front lines of crisis.
September 13, 2019
Alone in Colombia, a Venezuelan mother builds a new life
Elisa, 33, is a mother of two and one of many Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia to escape the economic collapse in Venezuela. She currently works 12 hours a day selling products in a park.
September 12, 2019
Creating a family emergency preparedness plan
Emergencies can change everything in an instant. Having an emergency plan and kit can help your family feel more prepared.
September 09, 2019
Going mobile: How phones have become a critical farming tool
Climate disasters, poverty and a lack of resources have made farming in Kenya an increasingly unreliable livelihood. We're using technology to help them improve their odds.
August 16, 2019
For working mothers in Ethiopia, a better life starts with affordable daycare
Finding affordable daycare is just another hurdle working mothers must overcome in Addis Ababa, the capital of and largest city in Ethiopia. One woman is committed to helping them.
August 15, 2019
"Something like this can happen to any of us": An interview with one of our humanitarian responders
Sonal Shinde, a career emergency first responder, supports Mercy Corps' humanitarian responses in Africa. In this Q&A, learn about her experience responding to disasters around the world and her perspective on why humanitarian work is so important.