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
Faith Alive graduate Anna Ayuba uses her MCC-funded sewing machine in Jenta – a neighborhood of closely built homes and dirt roads – where her earnings provide much needed assistance to her family. “My parents are very happy. I am even sewing for the family now.”
Nigerian women knit, stitch to self-sufficiency February 23, 2012
Growing flowers brings color into life of India February 20, 2012
Shahanara Begum is delighted to have clean drinking water within a hundred yards of her house after MCC partner organization, Uttaran, worked with villagers to clear sea water from the pond and install a water filter to make the water potable.
MCC helps provide clean water amidst sea water January 26, 2012
Not going home any time soon January 20, 2012
Working together to produce handicrafts for income generation, like these Rwandese women are doing, is an important step toward building trust while working on projects that will bring in money for their families and community. Peace and Durable Development (PDD) supported the organization of this group.
Building development by creating peace January 5, 2012
Life in Haiti after the devastating Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake has been particularly hard for many of the nearly 300,000 unpaid child workers in Haiti who cook, fetch water and do other household chores.
MCC Haiti disaster response focuses long-term December 16, 2011
Elumene Charles stands in her newly repaired home made possible by MCC partner ACCESS with funding from MCC's earthquake response effort.  The $180,000 project allowed ACCESS to repair 45 homes and build five new latrines in the Boulard neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. At least five people live in each home.
Housing repairs build dignified lives in Haiti December 15, 2011
Former masonry student Ronald Sadou Zami, 25, smoothes a coat of mortar at a construction site where he works in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Zami has been working for a month after graduating from a masonry professional program at MCC partner Ecumenical Foundation for Peace and Justice. He also attended a hazard reduction engineering seminar sponsored by MCC as part of its ongoing earthquake relief.
MCC offers education, business opportunities in Haiti December 15, 2011
Holding group photos of many people trained in trauma healing, Michel Garly, left, executive director of Wozo, and Harry Thelusma, Wozo program officer, are excited that these people will teach others leaders and offer emotional help to those who suffered trauma from the earthquake. Wozo is an MCC partner that teaches healing techniques for those suffering trauma from the earthquake and other events.
Haitians find trauma healing integral post-earthquake December 15, 2011
Rethinking agriculture – one plot at a time December 2, 2011
The Rev. Mautji Eloridge Pataki, former participant with MCC’s International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP) and now general secretary of the South African Council of Churches, met with Keyla Cortez Vanegas, a Mennonite World Conference intern at MCC U.N. Office, to encourage her while he was in New York City for a meeting.
Walking in faith among New York’s skyscrapers November 29, 2011
Vivek Digal used peacebuilding training he received from an MCC-sponsored partner to resolve a conflict between Christians and Hindus in an India slum.
Peacebuilding student resolves issue in India slum November 14, 2011
Toyia Sekento, 6, holds a goat that her family is raising. Her family received the goat because her father is part the Najile, Kenya, self-help group, supported by Mennonite Central Committee. The goats are an incentive for the formation of 60 self-help groups among the Maasai people in Kenya who each work together to do community projects.
Kenya goat project demonstrates group power November 4, 2011

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