Ten photos of resilience in 2019
These photos from 2019 weave together moments that represent the diversity of the world’s challenges. They also highlight some of our most crucial, innovative and breakthrough programs in communities around the globe.
Thank you for building a better world
This season is a time of reflection and gratitude. As we look back on the year, we see the challenges that communities are facing and the resilience that we are building. And we also see you and how your support makes a better world possible.
Kenya: Partnering with NASA to find solutions from the sky
Through a new partnership with NASA, Mercy Corps is expanding our AgriFin program to connect farmers with satellite data. State-of-the-art imagery, modeling, and analysis will help small-holder farmers manage their crops and adapt to climate change.
Food that brings us together around the world
The joy of sharing a meal is the same no matter where live. But different ingredients reflect the vibrant, unique communities we work with. See how people are feeding their families around the world.
Nigeria: Where climate change drives conflict, peacebuilding skills are the path forward
乐动体育APP In communities where climate change is depleting life-giving resources, increasing tension and pushing families to the brink, we’re empowering them to fight back. Our peacebuilding work bridges divides and improves conflict-management skills so vulnerable people are equipped to build resilience to the climate crisis — by facing it together.
Kenya: Relying on rainfall: How one community in Kenya is affected by climate change
Once losing their crops to increased drought, one farming community in Kenya is now using a simple set of tools to grow their livelihoods and take on climate change.
Jordan: Finding a new path forward: How a Nature Club helps Syrian refugee and Jordanian youth
I’m Isra’a and I’m originally from Syria and now live in Irbid, Jordan with my son. Here’s how hiking and climbing are helping shape my journey.
Kenya: Partnerships for global impact: Hacking climate change for small-scale farmers
Mercy Corps and our partners are helping small-scale farmers fight one of their biggest challenges: climate change. The solution is already in their pockets.
Two months later: Supporting communities in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian
In the weeks following Hurricane Dorian, we connected people affected by the storm with immediate emergency support by delivering solar-powered lanterns, delivering locally-purchased essential items and connecting hurricane survivors with access to clean water.
Alone in Colombia, a Venezuelan mother builds a new life
乐动体育APP Elisa, 33, is a mother of two and one of many Venezuelans fleeing to Colombia to escape the economic collapse in Venezuela. She currently works 12 hours a day selling products in a park.