Mercy Corps is an international development and relief organization that works in over 40 countries worldwide. Our mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Since 1979, we have helped people grappling with the toughest hardships survive — and then thrive. That’s the heart of our approach: we help communities turn crisis into opportunity. To learn more about our projects and the countries we work in, please visit our website at www.mercycorps.org.