Community members help to dig an irrigation canal to deliver water to nearby fields.

SALT/YAMEN!: After School Program Worker

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

This SALT/YAMENer will be seconded to the after-school-program of the Stansberry Ministries (Children’s Home, Day Care center and after-school program).

MCC's Global Family education sponsorship program supports a school on the grounds of St. Raphael's Orphanage, Baromari, in eastern Bangladesh, which serves girls, most from the Garo, Koch and Hajong ethnic groups.

SALT/YAMEN!: Art/Music/Drama Teacher or Sports Tutor

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

The SALT/YAMENer will work at a private elementary school teaching either music/art/drama or sports. S/he will also instruct students in the technical aspects of music or sport, conduct rehearsals/regular sport trainings, and evaluate student performance.

Nataly Villarroel sits in a classroom at Casa de la Amistad, a centre that provides nutritional meals and school support for 120 children who live in prison with their parents in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

SALT/YAMEN!: Assistant English Teacher –Trung Hung Vuo

Viet Tri, Phu Tho, Vietnam

This SALT/YAMENer will work as an Assistant English Teacher at a Trung Hung Vuong high school in Viet Tri, Phu Tho, Vietnam.

Churches and schools participate in a Peace March in Soacha, outside of Bogota, Colombia on September 21, 2012.

SALT/YAMEN!: Assistant Youth Leader

Metapán, Santa Ana, El Salvador

This SALT/YAMENer would be working alongside and supervised by the local youth leader to plan and organize youth activities and outreach with the Evangelical Mennonite Church of El Salvador (IEMES).

On the Remembrance Day of the Lebanese Civil war young Lebanese bikers were riding their bikes from Tyr to Beirut (21-April 2012) and from Beirut to Tripoli (22-April 2012) an overall trail of (193 km) To say NO to Civil War and to promote for Civil Peace - Bikers were collecting signatures on the Lebanese Flag as a sign of commitment in civil peace.

SALT/YAMEN!: Child Care Worker – El Jordan

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

The SALT/YAMENer will serve alongside the El Jordan Support and Orientation Center helping to provide educational guidance for children (6 months to 11 years old) while promoting biblical values.

Sabrija and Hussein MehmedoviÃÂ in their home in Sarajevo.

SALT/YAMEN!: Childcare Educational Assistant

Perquín, Morazán, El Salvador

The SALT/YAMENer will work at a child care center in Perquín to prepare and develop educational and peace formation activities for children and to provide educational reinforcement at a local childcare center though MCC partner, ANADES.

Moses John is one of the founders and the executive director of MCC partner agency, Organization for Nonviolence and Development (ONAD).

SALT/YAMEN!: Childcare Worker/Office Assistant

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

The SALT/YAMENer will be seconded to the Talita Cumi Children's Home to work alongside other staff members with the daily care of the children who reside in the home as well as office tasks related to the sponsorship program.

The Kiden family eat beans and ugali together outside their home in Juba, South Sudan.

SALT/YAMEN!: Community and Human Development Assistant

Santiago Atitlan, Solola, Guatemala

The SALT/YAMENer will provide support to educational and recreational activities to contribute to the overall development and capacity building of the communities of Panabaj, Tzanchaj and Chekmuc as a way to promote human development.

Photo taken in the district of Latehar in the village of Turkatand where MCC supports projects related to water, food and agriculture through the Mennonite church in India.

SALT/YAMEN!: Community Development Worker– Zimele

Near Wartburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The MCC worker will volunteer with Zimele providing assistance and guidance in organizational development, program development and implementation of their Orphaned and Vulnerable Child Care, and Life Skills programs.

Scenery in the village of Hrustovo where Serbs attacked in the 90's.  Vahidin Omanovic and his family returned to the village and live their now.  Many people fled abroad during the war and are building new homes in the village with plans to one day return.

SALT/YAMEN!: Community Facilitator – CASM

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

The SALT/YAMENer will serve alongside Comision de Accion Social Menonita (CASM) in the region of Sula helping to support local communities who live on the edges of the rivers (''bordos'') of San Pedro Sula.

Jhenifer Vera, 7, and Mariluz Flores, 7, concentrate on their school work at Casa de la Amistad, a centre that provides nutritional meals and school support for 120 children who live in prison with their parents in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

SALT/YAMEN!: Guidance Counselor – Stella Matutina

Katulikine, Uganda

The SALT/YAMENer will serve as a guidance counselor helping to address issues affecting the students and to encourage them to preserver and excel in their education.  For this position, a female is preferred.

YAMENers Gabriela Yaninne Rojas Avila, right, Cindy Yessenia Padilla Salinas, left, participate in an orientation session in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on August 15, 2013.

SALT/YAMEN!: Low German Program Worker – Centro Menno

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

SALT/YAMENer will be seconded to MCC Bolivia's Low German Mennonite program, working with Colony Mennonites who visit the small book store and library at the Centro Menno Drop-in Center.

In the village of Mayana near the town of Maghagha, MCC supports literacy education through partner organization BLESS.

SALT/YAMEN!: Manuscript Editor – The Gioi

Hanoi, Vietnam

This SALT/YAMENer will work at The Gioi (World) Publishing House doing final editing and polishing of first draft English translations done by others.  They will work in the English department with 10-12 multinational colleagues under the direction of the Vietnamese editor.

IN THIS PHOTO:  AIDS patient Joyce Nansubuga and her five year old son.  Just weeks before Nansubuga had TB and severe malaria.  She lost her husband in 2000 and learned she was HIV positive when she was pregnant with her son.  She does cleaning, trading and has support from friends in order to provide for her family.

SALT/YAMEN!: Nurse – VAVA Rehab Center

Hanoi, Vietnam

The SALT/YAMENer will work as a nurse at the VAVA Rehab Center in Hanoi which serves persons living with the affects of Agent Orange.  The participant will work under the direction of a Vietnamese doctor.

In Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia, MCC sponsors a network of school peace clubs that enable students to share their problems, resolve conflicts and help others to do the same.

SALT/YAMEN!: Program Assistant – PPYJ

La Ceiba, Honduras

The SALT/YAMENer will support monitoring and administrative activities of Proyecto Paz y Justicia (PPYJ), an organization that promotes peace initiatives from church spaces to general society.