Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps helps people survive, recover and become self-sufficient. We partner with the people we serve to help them recover from disasters and conflicts, secure peace, grow more food, improve health, educate and protect children, empower women and start businesses that improve the standard of living for families and communities.
Help Mercy Corps Turn Crisis Into Opportunity
 
$31,615
$8,385
Raised
Remaining
Disaster, conflict and other crises drive already-struggling families deeper into poverty. Through economic development and other programs, Mercy Corps helps 19 million people in 41 countries around the world. project reportread updates from the field
Provide Relief for Syrian Refugees
 
$12,180
$2,820
Raised
Remaining
Over 2.4 million Syrians have fled the civil war in their country for the relative safety of neighboring countries. The flow of refugees into camps and host communities continues to swell - far beyond initial expectations - and strain limited resources in the region. Mercy Corps is helping more than 800,000 refugees and community members in Jordan and Lebanon by providing essentials like clothing and blankets, digging wells and building safe places for children to play and be kids. project reportread updates from the field
Response to Nepal Earthquake
 
$39,737
$10,263
Raised
Remaining
A massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, the worst in 80 years, has devastated hundreds of thousands of people. Much of Kathmandu is reduced to rubble and survivors have little refuge from continued aftershocks. Mercy Corps is on the ground is preparing to respond to urgent needs in the hardest-hit areas. You can help survivors right now with a donation to our Nepal Earthquake Response fund. Your gift will help us deliver lifesaving relief and provide the resources families need most. project reportread updates from the field
Saving Lives in Niger, Mali & Sahel Region
 
$7,845
$2,155
Raised
Remaining
After years of unpredictable rains and poor harvests, along with existing intense poverty, 6 million people in the Sahel Region face significant food shortages this year. The UN and Government of Niger have both declared this situation a serious crisis. Mercy Corps teams work in the most at-risk areas, and have expanded programs to Mali, where 3.5 million experience chronic hunger. We help communities deal with effects of drought, soaring food prices, malnutrition and low food levels. project reportread updates from the field
Aid and Assistance to China Earthquake Survivors
 
$44,577
$5,423
Raised
Remaining
Mercy Corps and our partners are working to provide water, sanitation and hygiene solutions and protect children's emotional well being following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Ya'an prefecture in Sichuan, on April 20th. The powerful quake caused extensive damage to homes, buildings, roads and water systems in the three counties of Lushan, Tianquan and Baoxing. The most recent estimates are that 2 million people have been displaced from their homes. project reportread updates from the field
Help Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the Philippines
 
$23,744
$1,256
Raised
Remaining
Families in the Philippines are in urgent need after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated towns and villages, causing heavy damage from wind and water. Over 15 million people have been impacted and more than 4 million have been displaced from their homes. The damage is widespread and extensive. Officials estimate that the storm destroyed 70 to 80 percent of the area in its path. Your gift will provide lifesaving assistance and support long-term recovery efforts to help families thrive. project reportread updates from the field
Breast Feeding Saves Lives
 
$2,262
$2,738
Raised
Remaining
Every second a child in Indonesia dies before reaching her 5th birthday. Millions more infants are at high risk of growth & mental retardation due to malnutrition. But there is an easy & inexpensive solution: Breastfeeding. An estimated 100,000 children in Indonesia under the age of 5 could be saved if all babies were exclusively breastfed in the first 6 months of life & continued breastfeeding until the age of 2 years. Your donations will help Mercy Corps expand this program & save more lives. project reportread updates from the field
Central Africans Save Their Way to a Better Future
 
$1,150
$23,850
Raised
Remaining
Working with 165 village savings and loan associations, this project provides 3,300 people in Central African Republic with access to three critical financial services: credit, insurance and savings. project reportread updates from the field
Lebanon Crisis - Provide Emergency Relief Supplies
 
$1,735
$498,265
Raised
Remaining
Mercy Corps is distributing food packages, hygiene kits, infant kits, water and other essential supplies to hundreds of extremely vulnerable families displaced by the conflict. project reportread updates from the field
Response to Devastating Sichuan, China Earthquake
 
$657
$24,343
Raised
Remaining
Mercy Corps and our partners are working to provide water, sanitation and hygiene solutions and protect children's emotional wellbeing following the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Ya'an prefecture in Sichuan, on April 20th. The powerful quake caused extensive damage to homes, buildings, roads and water systems in the three counties of Lushan, Tianquan and Baoxing. The most recent estimates are that 2 million people have been displaced from their homes. project reportread updates from the field

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