Play to Heal
Mercy Corps offers sports-based recovery programs for children affected by earthquakes in Peru and China, and is ready to respond to the next emergency. This gift covers the cost of materials for two dozen kids and an adult mentor, including a caregiver manual, paper and markers, whistles and cones, and sport-appropriate equipment like badminton racquets, soccer balls or Frisbees. The spirit of friendly sports competition...
Message of peace
Progress requires peace. Mercy Corps promotes greater understanding in conflict-torn places such as Iraq and Sudan by including all segments of the community. We fund projects that bring different groups together to solve common problems. Our trainings in Kosovo, Colombia, Guatemala and elsewhere give local citizens concrete skills to resolve conflicts peacefully.
Give A Goat
One goat for a family
Goats are low-cost, high-yield livestock that can quickly and sustainably improve a family's livelihood, providing milk and offspring for food and income. Your gift will provide one goat for a family, a warm, fuzzy gift that keeps on giving.
Mercy Corps is helping to contain this deadly disease by promoting HIV/AIDS awareness in many countries. Through radio campaigns, distribution of informational materials, presentations in classrooms and other innovative methods, we are helping individuals learn how to prevent the disease, recognize its symptoms and care for patients.
In Jakarta's poorest neighborhoods, Mercy Corps promotes the practice and benefits of breastfeeding. We create training programs for health providers and maternity clinics. And we foster neighborhood-level support groups for pregnant and nursing mothers, promote events that raise awareness about the advantages of breastfeeding, and lobby local and national policymakers.
Loan for a woman
Recognizing that women worldwide are the engines of advancement for their families, Mercy Corps invests in the small businesses of female entrepreneurs. We provide training and loans to help women turn their dreams into successful enterprises, which not only fulfill unmet community needs but also help fund their children's education and ensure their families' well-being. A small loan is often the difference between a life...