MercyCorps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. Their mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. MercyCorps currently works in over 40 countries, focusing on places in transition, where conflict, disaster and political upheaval present opportunities to create stronger communities. They provide emergency relief during crises, promote sustainable change and seek innovations to combat poverty and create lasting change. Their portfolio includes projects focusing on agriculture and food, economic opportunity, environment, health, innovations, water, and women and gender.