Mercy Corps

3 contracts for a total amount of EUR 17 001 266

Projects

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News & Stories

Empowering youth in crisis in Nigeria: FatimaMERCY CORPS
NEWS | 16 November 2020

Empowering youth in crisis in Nigeria: Fatima

For nearly 10 years, violence perpetrated by Boko Haram has displaced families, destroyed livelihoods, and contributed to chronic underdevelopment and marginalization in Nigeria. More than 2 million people were reportedly displaced at the height of the conflict, and nearly 1.8 million remain displaced today.

Evidence shows that girls in humanitarian...

GIZ
NEWS | 18 February 2020

Empowering youth in crisis in Nigeria: Wasida

For nearly 10 years, violence perpetrated by Boko Haram has displaced families, destroyed livelihoods, and contributed to chronic underdevelopment and marginalization in Nigeria. More than 2 million people were reportedly displaced at the height of the conflict, and nearly 1.8 million remain displaced today.

Recently, the Nigerian government has made...

In Nigeria, Rafiatu wants to be educated and self-sufficient so she can set a good example for othersMercy Corps
NEWS | 14 August 2019

In Nigeria, Rafiatu wants to be educated and self-sufficient so she can set a good example for others

Under the shade of the tin awning attached to her home, Rafiatu is curled up, sitting on a woven mat on the ground with her knees tucked in front of her. She lives in a small compound of mud and concrete shelters, with a big tree in the center. It’s...

With the income from her sewing and jewelry-making businesses, Ummaima supports her family.  Mercy Corps
NEWS | 19 July 2019

With her sewing and jewelry-making businesses, Ummaima supports her family

Behind the black, metal doors of small storefront on a busy street in Gombe, Ummaima gently strings pink and blue beads on a long thread, a necklace she is making under the supervision of her instructor, Solonia, the local artisan who owns the jewelry shop. She is quiet — the...