Mercy Corps is an international development aid organization established in 1979, present in 46 countries, supporting local actors to build safer, more equitable and more productive communities around the world, including in humanitarian disaster contexts .
As a catalyst for positive change, Mercy Corps acts as a facilitator to turn crises into opportunities, into community-driven programs that are better agents of their own change. Mercy Corps' programs are market-driven and rely on strong partnerships with public, private and civil society actors. We want to promote social innovations that transform lives, taking advantage of new technologies, creative partnerships, creative energy from youth, to engage and engage, while constantly evaluating the systems and their environment that offer Inclusive social transformation opportunities, to help improve the living standards of the most vulnerable, reduce inequalities, poverty, suffering and oppression.
Across Africa, Mercy Corps is present in the following countries: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Mercy Corps has been in the CAR since 2007. With offices in Bangui, Bouar and Bambari, Mercy Corps strives to integrate short-term humanitarian assistance through programs to build community resilience and support development. market-oriented economy, with a cross-cutting focus on governance and gender. Its programs in the Central African Republic focus on water / sanitation, youth education / capacity building, social cohesion, protection, etc. to help vulnerable people recover from shocks and secure viable opportunities for sustainable development.
Mercy Corps takes a sustainable approach to its programming, seeking to change behaviors and create institutions to foster long-term development in the area of protection and gender-based violence, governance, capacity building of the civil society, social cohesion and socio-economic activities of recovery after the crisis. By addressing a number of overlapping and overlapping needs in a wide range of activities, Mercy Corps in CAR takes an integrated approach to ensure maximum impact.