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Sharing hope thanks to the donors of the Ukraine Response Fund

Man writing 'Ukraine' on a box in a distribution center

With your support, Global Impact’s Charity Alliance will continue to make a difference for Ukrainians. The generosity of individuals, companies and foundations brought in more than $1.5 million through our Ukraine Response Fund and we’re taking a minute to celebrate the work that this funding supports. Whether you contributed through your workplace giving platform, donated […]

MERCY CORPS: Refugees in Warsaw, Poland

Anna S. sits on her bunk

Anna S. sits on her bunk at a shelter for refugees. She and her family fled Kharkiv when the fighting became too intense, and missiles nearly destroyed her family’s home. She has been staying at the shelter for 2 weeks. Her children, 11 and 12, just started attending a Polish school. Her daughter has had […]

MERCY CORPS: Helping farmers adapt to climate change and feed millions

Mercy Corps’ AgriFin program in Kenya is helping farmers

Mercy Corps’ AgriFin program in Kenya is helping farmers like Paul Mwendo adapt to years of inadequate rainfall, with high-quality seeds for drought-tolerant crops and connections to new commercial buyers via mobile phone. For small-scale farmers, COVID-19 intensifies the already severe impacts of the climate crisis, not only for the farmers’ livelihoods, but for the […]

MERCY CORPS: Sprouting new potential for a new family farm

Lydia Ndimu Mutua and her husband, at their small shop.

Lydia originally started farming in 2015 as a means of feeding her family. In the past four years, farming has evolved into an additional source of income. With support from Mercy Corps’ AgriFin program, Lydia is increasing her crop yield, buying livestock and insuring her seeds in case they don’t produce crops. In the two […]

MERCY CORPS: How a Goat Can Change a Girl

With one hand on the rope, Fatsuma gently guides a goat through rows of small, mud huts in her village, the pair softly kicking up dust from the sun-baked land. When she reaches her yard, Fatsuma leads the goat inside and closes the thatched gate behind her. As the eldest daughter in her family, she […]