Mercy Corps is an international development organization that works in 40 countries across the globe in disaster response and preparedness, peace building, civil society strengthening, and economic development (www.mercycorps.org).Mercy Corps is a team of 3700 professionals helping turn crisis into opportunity for millions around the world. By trade, we are engineers, financial analysts, drivers, community organizers, project managers, public health experts, administrators, social entrepreneurs and logisticians. In spirit, we are activists, optimists, innovators and proud partners of the people we serve.Mercy Corps works in Nepal to increase resilience to shocks, expand economic opportunities and foster social inclusion through supporting agricultural livelihoods, reducing the risks of disasters and expanding access to financial services.Mercy Corps works in Nepal to help communities achieve greater prosperity, decrease social marginalization and to improve environmental sustainability. While integrating cross-cutting themes such as youth engagement, community participation, market strengthening, and social inclusion, Mercy Corps' projects aim to strengthen local agricultural economies and reduce risk of disaster. Mercy Corps designs its projects with the recognition that facilitating private, public, and civic sector partnerships is a key aspect of sustainability.