Kelly Montgomery’s stories
13 different ways you can give this season
Do you know all the different ways you can support Mercy Corps’ work around the world? Explore all the many ways you can get involved and spark the spirit of giving this holiday season. Thank you for transforming lives and helping communities thrive.
Yemen: In Yemen, one family’s fight against cholera
When Abdullah’s 7-year-old daughter Nehan fell ill with cholera, he brought her to a local Mercy Corps-supported health clinic. As one family fights this disease, millions of others in Yemen are suffering amidst a massive humanitarian crisis.
Kyrgyzstan: A token of gratitude, from Kyrgyzstan with love
Batina makes the felt rams that Mercy Corps gives its Partners In Mercy monthly givers. Read more about her story.
Jordan, Syria: "Treat them as they are": How a safe space helped a young refugee blossom
Young refugees like Amani are often forced to grow up too fast, faced with adult decisions and traumatic circumstances. Read more about how we're helping her gain life skills and more in her refugee camp.
Jordan, Syria: Lifting weights and spirits: How a women’s gym forged a friendship
The Syrian refugee crisis is complex and full of challenges. But Lena and Leila's story is proof of one thing we know for certain: bringing refugees and their neighbors together can transform entire communities for good.
Jordan, Syria: 7 ways you're helping Syrian refugees build better lives
Because of caring people like you, our response to the Syrian refugee crisis has kept growing — and now, there are so many ways we are working together to help Syrian refugee families.
South Sudan: Quick facts: What you need to know about the South Sudan crisis
The man-made humanitarian crisis has millions in need of aid and at risk of famine. How did this happen? Get the facts and learn why this young nation needs our help.
A brighter future starts with an education
Learn more about the many ways that you’re helping Mercy Corps keep kids in school and transform communities around the world. With an education, a brighter future awaits.
DR Congo: Cash and the family goat: Sifa’s story of survival
When Sifa and her children fled their home, the only thing they had to rely on was the family goat. Learn how we helped her recover what she lost.
Nepal: One year later, recovery in Nepal forges on
After suffering devastating earthquakes last year, Nepal was hit with an early monsoon season and a crippling fuel crisis. Now, recovery is moving forward and our team is there as Nepalis continue to recover, and rebuild their lives.