Friendship opens youth to peace training August 23, 2012
Jameel Dababneh, Caritas Jordan’s emergency response coordinator, welcomes a young Syrian refugee. MCC partners with Caritas Jordan, one of the organizations that welcomes refugees, offers material resources and links them to services.
Welcoming the stranger August 22, 2012
In preparation for Summer Service, Micah Hart, Cordell, Okla., participated in Global Anabaptist Peacemakers training offered by West Coast MCC along with most other Summer Service participants from MCC Central States and West Coast MCC. In this Care for Creation class, Hart explains a concept as Armando Lara, of Sanger, Calif., right, listens in the background.
Growing through service August 22, 2012
MCC U.S. hears from partners in Palestine and Israel August 16, 2012
MCC material resources reach Syrian refugees August 8, 2012
In many villages in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, rice is the primary meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Lebanon NGOs start disaster preparedness activities July 27, 2012
MCC Haiti plants 5,000 trees for National Tree Day July 26, 2012
200,000 newly displaced by conflict in eastern Congo July 26, 2012
Basil Kaboushi, left, and Wajdi Haddad, volunteers with Caritas Jordan, an MCC partner, help to distribute MCC relief kits and comforters to Syrian refugees at the Latin Patriarchate School in Mafraq, Jordan, in June.
MCC material aid reaches Syrian refugees in Jordan July 25, 2012
Syrian fighting forces children from orphanage July 3, 2012
Titus Peachey, MCC U.S. peace education coordinator, holds the head of a garden hoe that struck a cluster bomb submunition in Laos, killing the mother of 11 children. She was using the hoe to open land for a garden, when the hoe struck the bomb causing it to detonate.
When Hillary Clinton met Phongsavath Souliyalat June 27, 2012
MCC Congolese partners appeal for international help June 7, 2012
In April, Bishops Selwanos Petros al-Nemeh and Eustathius Matta Roham of the Syrian Orthodox Church, visited many people affected by violence in Homs, Syria, including Zaher Bakhos, a man who was shot and paralyzed by an unknown sniper.
Syrian church helps those suffering from violence May 25, 2012
MCC Honduras partner reaches out, despite violence May 24, 2012