Mercy Corps Verified non-profit organisation

(Verified non-profit organisation)

Mercy Corps is a not-for-profit organisation international humanitarian agency, involved in emergency relief, sustainable community development and civil society initiatives. Mercy Corps accepts in-kind donations that meet the needs of their field programmes, such as building materials and computers. Mercy Corps seeks to eliminate poverty in transitional or disadvantaged countries. The organisation focuses primarily on providing emergency relief services in areas affected by natural disaster or war, and promoting community development and the growth of civil society. Mercy Corps has worked to transform struggling local organisations, helping the disabled providing food, health care, and social assistance to disabled people. Through micro-finance and sustainable development programmes, Mercy Corps helps local citizens work together to find solutions to their problems and enables local organisations and institutions to implement projects that will improve their quality of life.

Website

http://www.mercycorps.org

Year established

1979

About this organisation

Partnership types

Doing business with the poor; Standards and guidelines development

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: United States
Europe: United Kingdom

Global issues

Community development; Disasters and humanitarian affairs ; Financial accessibility and...show all (6)

Goods categories

Agriculture, aquaculture & forestry; Computer hardware & software; Industrial