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Mercy Corps

  • Mercy Corps was founded in 1979 and is based in United States .
  • Type of organisation: NGO

Mercy Corps is a global humanitarian organization empowering people to recover from crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good. With over 130 program offices in more than 42 countries, over 87% of Mercy Corps’ over 5,000 team members are local to the places where we work, with deep linkages to local markets, and strong, long-term relationships with key government actors, private sector entities, and other influencers.

Key Activities

Food security and nutrition, women and gender, water, health, emergency response, environment, climate change adaptation and climate information systems, education, women and gender, economic opportunity, disaster preparedness, children and youth, conflict management, agriculture, financial access. We see energy access as a cross cutting input for social and economic development. Our projects range from last mile distribution to grid scale productive power projects. https://youtu.be/iMvVPNZjDe0

Main Activities

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Target groups

for clean cooking:
  • Households
  • Productive use and livelihoods
  • Communities and social institutions (including schools and health centers)
for electricity:
  • Households
  • Productive use and livelihoods
  • Communities and social institutions (including schools and health centers)

Themes

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Other themes: Climate Adaptation, Market Systems Development, Humanitarian Response, Fragile States, Governance, Conflict Management, Children and Youth

Energy Solution Focus

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CSO icon biogas Asset 8.png Biogas
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Sizes

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Where we work

Our regions of operation are: Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and Middle East, South Asia, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, North America.
Our countries of operation are: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burma, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, East Timor, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Yemen, Zimbabwe.
Our headquarter is based in:

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HQ office: Portland, OR USA; Washington DC USA; Cambridge, MA USA; London, UK; Edinburgh, UK; The Hague, Netherlands.

Please see this link for full list of where we work. Click on countries to see sub-regions: https://www.mercycorps.org/our-work

Contact Details

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Partnerships

We work together with the following ACCESS coalition partners: Group for the Environment; Renewable Energy and Solidarity (Geres), HEDON – Household Energy Network, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Practical Action, Solar Sister, SNV, Others.

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