Snapshots from around the world: Our COVID-19 response
See what we're doing as the virus reaches the countries most vulnerable to its health and economic impacts.
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 26, 2019
NGOs must become 21st century organizations (Part 1)
NGOs need to transform from organizations that simply augment analogue methods to organizations who leverage digital technologies to the fullest extent.
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
The challenge of financial inclusion in the age of digital currency
Organizations like Mercy Corps must seek to harness the power of blockchain and digital currencies for the people and communities they serve while doing their utmost to minimize risks.
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.