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Mercy Corps

In the most difficult challenges, we see possibility. Together, we can build a better world.

The right to seek asylum is firmly enshrined in US and international law. The Administration’s new rule erodes these rights. Instead of making it more difficult to seek refuge in the US, we must build a safer, more prosperous Central America.
Today we're celebrating #YouthSkillsDay ! If we want to build stronger and more resilient communities, we must support young people worldwide. One way? Let's connect them to the training and education they need to build better livelihoods.⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Humanitarian #youngpeople #education #training #skills #development #strongertogether #ngo
“Most of our friends migrate to seek a better life.” ⠀ ⠀ As a young person in Niger, migration often seems like the best bet for a better future. We've started financial literacy trainings so kids like Abdoulfataou can create a better future for themselves—without leaving home. 🌾⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ 📸: @ezramillstein#Niger #migration #education #training #access #farm #farming #youngpeople #opportunity #humanitarian #YouthSkillsDay
DigiFarm, our mobile platform for farmers in Kenya, reached +500K people last year! The platform offers:⠀ ⠀ ✔️Advice on livestock & planting⠀ ✔️Financial assistance⠀ ✔️Discounts on seeds & fertilizer⠀ ✔️Access to microloans ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Kenya #farming #education #training #financialadvise #microloans #mobileapp #innovation #humanitarian #climatetech
Roberto is director at a local organization that we partner with in Guatemala to address underdevelopment and lack of opportunity in agricultural regions. They operate in 200 communities, implementing savings and loans groups and organizing people to advocate for their own development projects. 💪 ⠀ ⠀ International funding and partnerships are crucial to this work -- Roberto says the only way his organization could provide an intervention like this, as it's difficult to secure local funding for development. #ProtectAid ⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ 📸: @ezramillstein ⠀⠀⠀ #Guatemala #aid #humanitarianaid #AidDelivers #education #training #humanitarian #grassroots #advocate #development #partnerships
FALSE: Ebola is transmitted through blood or bodily fluids from a person who has been infected with the virus. It can also be contracted through contact with infected fruit bats or nonhuman primates. #NowYouKnow ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #Ebola #quiz #didyouknow #facts #education #humanitarian
We are working in some of the most dangerous cities in Guatemala. By creating neutral, safe spaces in dangerous neighborhoods, like this park where Alejandra plays hopscotch, families can feel safe and more positively rooted in their community. #AidDelivers ⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ .⠀⠀ 📸: @ezramillstein ⠀⠀⠀ #Guatemala #aid #humanitarianaid #ProtectAid #violencereduction #guatemalacity #humanitarian #safespace #safecommunity #youngpeople
Foreign aid often addresses the root causes of conflicts: violence, poverty, hunger, and lack of opportunity—preventing the need for expensive military interventions and making communities safer and more prosperous. #ProtectAid . . . . #humanitarian #solutions #aid #foreignaid #violence #violencereduction #peacebuilding #communitybuilding #prevention
Julienne attends one of our farmer schools in the Congo. There, men and women are trained in new agricultural techniques so they can improve their farming and build resilience. ⠀ ⠀ The result? Farmers have already seen a 3X increase in their yield! 🌱🌾⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ 📸: @edalziel#DRC #DRCongo #Congo #farmer #agriculture #training #humanitarian #resilience #ngo
We can’t prevent natural disasters from happening, but we can ensure that people on the frontlines have the tools they need to prepare and recover. 💪 ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #ClimateResilience #climatechange #frontlines #support #training #climateproof #disaster #humanitarian
Best of luck to both teams as they compete in today’s #WorldCup final! ⚽️ A little friendly rivalry between Mercy Corps’ USA and Netherlands offices 🇺🇸🇳🇱
Civilians in Yemen are are caught between three nightmares: hunger, disease, and economic collapse. Thanks to your help, we were able to reach millions with lifesaving aid last year.
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