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.

Happy octopus catcher in Minamisanriku

Happy octopus catcher in Minamisanriku
Photo from Progress Report 'Support Mercy Corps' Efforts in Japan: Donate During the GlobalGiving's Japan Matching Campaign!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ofunato fish market reopens with Mercy Corps' help

Ofunato fish market reopens with Mercy Corps' help
Photo from Progress Report 'Support Mercy Corps' Efforts in Japan: Donate During the GlobalGiving's Japan Matching Campaign!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Young mothers work at newly opened Peace Jam

Young mothers work at newly opened Peace Jam
Photo from Progress Report 'Support Mercy Corps' Efforts in Japan: Donate During the GlobalGiving's Japan Matching Campaign!' (view small | med | large | orig)

A bit of joy in the midst of devastation

A bit of joy in the midst of devastation
This was outside an emergency shelter only a few weeks after the tsunami. But this girl showed a smile (a rarity during my visit) as she blew bubbles. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mr. Sato's steel fabricating plant in Ofunato

Mr. Sato's steel fabricating plant in Ofunato
Photo from Progress Report 'Our Thank you gift to you: 2013 Calendar' (view small | med | large | orig)
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