Priorities for 2020
Success in 2020 starts with partnership
Lebanon: From loss to leadership: How a woman in Lebanon is helping her community get clean water
There was no clean water when Fatima, 40, and her family arrived at the settlement in Lebanon. The closest water pump was 984 feet away. But even that short distance, equivalent to 3 city blocks, was a challenge for Fatima and women like her.
Ten photos of resilience in 2019
These photos from 2019 weave together moments that represent the diversity of the world’s challenges. They also highlight some of our most crucial, innovative and breakthrough programmes in communities around the globe.
Nigeria: Where climate change drives conflict, peacebuilding skills are the path forward
In communities where climate change is depleting life-giving resources, increasing tension and pushing families to the brink, we’re empowering them to fight back. Our peacebuilding work bridges divides and improves conflict-management skills so vulnerable people are equipped to build resilience to the climate crisis — by facing it together.
Kenya: Relying on rainfall: How one community in Kenya is affected by climate change
Once losing their crops to increased drought, one farming community in Kenya is now using a simple set of tools to grow their livelihoods and take on climate change.
Jordan: Finding a new path forward: How a Nature Club helps Syrian refugee and Jordanian youth
I’m Isra’a and I’m originally from Syria and now live in Irbid, Jordan with my son. Here’s how hiking and climbing are helping shape my journey.
Kenya: Partnerships for global impact: Hacking climate change for small-scale farmers
Mercy Corps and our partners are helping small-scale farmers fight one of their biggest challenges: climate change. The solution is already in their pockets.
Two months later: Supporting communities in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian
In the weeks following Hurricane Dorian, we connected people affected by the storm with immediate emergency support by delivering solar-powered lanterns, delivering locally-purchased essential items and connecting hurricane survivors with access to clean water.
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.
Upcoming Events - September 2019
For over 40 years we’ve worked with communities who have been affected by conflict and violence. If those experiences have taught us anything, it’s that long-term solutions to crises can only be found by addressing the underlying causes.