Grants to Mercy Corps
2013 (Duration 2 years)
Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries
PORTLAND, OREGON — Mercy Corps in an international non-governmental organization working to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps' GOAL project will help girls acquire the skills they need to enable them to enter the labor force by testing a model that will use school-based safe-spaces to strengthen core skills; mainstream relevant financial education into the Kano State education system; and enable girls to build economic assets through savings and direct links to employment opportunities upon graduation.
2006 (Inactive Grant)
PORTLAND, OREGON — In support of a project entitled, Livelihoods Recovery in Earthquake-Affected Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu Kashmir, Pakistan.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Mercy Corps $750,000 between 2003 and 2014.