Help Mercy Corps Turn Crisis Into Opportunity

Dec 21, 2012

You made change possible!


While crises have been happening around the world and continue even today, you have helped to save and change the lives of many men, women, children -- and whole communities. Thank you for caring and for turning your caring into action!

Because of your compassion and generosity we were able to achieve so much in 2012. You made change possible!

The accomplishments shared below are a testament to the more than 70,000 donors (including you!) who’ve made this work possible. Because of you:

  • Our teams in Mali helped 2,300 families survive the worst food shortage in decades.
  • In Iraq, we taught 5,500 women to read — and learn their rights in a newly democratic country.
  • We staved off malnutrition in 23,585 Guatemalan mothers and infants.
  • In the new nation of South Sudan, school supplies and newly constructed classrooms are helping 13,969 children continue their education.
  • In Afghanistan, 2,000 women graduated from our job training classes.

To show how your caring has made an impact in the world, we have put together a slideshow of what we were able to accomplish in 2012. Check out how you transformed lives this year!

And if you haven't received our free 2013 Mercy Corps calendar yet, we still have some left! Just send your mailing address to

On behalf of the millions of people our work has touched this year, thank you!

In gratitude,

Carlene Deits

South Sudan
South Sudan



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Mercy Corps

Portland, OR, United States

Project Leader

Carlene Deits

Portland, Oregon United States

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