Mercy Corps

By: Jenny, Allison, Aryana, and Liliana

The role of the organization in Darfur:

  • Meet humanitarian needs, bolster early recovery and boost livelihoods for families affected by conflict in Darfur and border areas with South Sudan.

  • We're providing food and increasing access to clean water and giving young refugees safe spaces and activities to learn.

  • Also we are focusing on places in transition where conflict, disaster, political or economic collapse present opportunities to challenge the status quo and build more secure, productive and just communities.

  • Provide emergency relief in times of crisis, then move quickly to help communities recover and build resilience to future shocks.

  • it can Promote sustainable change by supporting initiatives, initiatives are community led, market driven and they promote good governance.

they want to find innovation that can creates big breakthroughs against poverty and change in the places that we work.

How is that role designed to protect human rights? Think of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What rights from that document are being protected by this groups work in Darfur?

  • this role is designed to protect humans rights by improving access to resources, supporting economic development and promoting human rights.

Who supports their mission? How do they get money/resources to do their work?

They have an organization called corps is a 501c (3) tax-exempt organization. Your donation is tax-deductible in the U.S.

In 2014, our staff of nearly 4,000 experienced professionals worked together with our skilled local partners — and generous supporters — to achieve incredible impact.

What has been their successes in Darfur?

Mercy Corps provides 155,000 residents of Darfur, Sudan with health services, household supplies and education for their children.

-Mercy Corps’ 4,000 global team members

-With support from our Social Ventures Team

-partnerships with other countries

What their authority is to address the mission?

Make Darfur equal standing and trying to get families together. They're trying get the young education and lives to live for everyone.