Participants from all over the Middle East participated in this peacebuilding training, offered last September by the Coptic Evangelical Organization of Social Services (CEOSS), an MCC partner in Egypt. Although formal trainings like this one are hampered by the current political violence in Egypt, many Christians and Muslim peacemakers are at work in communities and towns throughout Egypt.
Despite violence, MCC work in Egypt continues August 22, 2013
cleaner water
New water, fresh possibilities in Egypt July 1, 2013
Bola Melad Ragheb, who limps because of polio, stands in the shop where he works after school, earning enough money to pay for his sister’s school costs. He credits an MCC Global Family education program with giving him the confidence to apply.
MCC encourages Egyptian youth with disabilities May 14, 2013
In a more peaceful time, orphans Alla and Marah look out over the city of Homs, Syria. Their orphanage, supported by MCC’s Global Family education sponsorship program, has now moved to a safer location.
MCC prepares for humanitarian crisis in Middle East February 23, 2012