Mara Weaver
Giving and receiving in Mexico January 1, 2014
South Sudan unrest: update December 24, 2013
A week after torrential rains caused floodwaters to reach about 12 feet, Palestinians use fishing boats to assist residents in retrieving belongings from homes along flooded streets in the Al Nafaq section of Gaza City, Dec. 18. (MCC Photo/Ryan Rodrick Beiler)
Flooding worsens Gazans’ plight December 20, 2013
Doreen Ruto, director of Daima Initiatives for Peace and Development, leads a retreat for first responders, including participant Charles Mugo, on trauma healing after the attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya.(MCC Photo/Katie Mansfield)
MCC offers trauma help after Kenya mall shooting December 20, 2013
Communities speak out against gun violence
Hope in the time of gun violence December 6, 2013
Jeanne Jantzi, right, talks with teachers Janett Yubal, left, and Selvia Luna, center, about their experience with Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated parts of the Philippines in early November. Community members took shelter in the Dalinding village elementary school on the island of Cebu, until the winds blew away large swaths of roof. Jantzi, Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) Southeast Asia area director with her husband, Dan Jantzi, visited the school to assess ongoing ways that MCC can respond to the di
Local partnerships guide MCC disaster response November 27, 2013
(MCC Photo/Jeanne Jantzi)
Village visit shows Typhoon Haiyan impact November 21, 2013
Earlier this year, these men unloaded boxes of oil in a Syrian town that were used as part of food packages distributed in Syria. They are unnamed for their security. Throughout the past two and half years of civil unrest in Syria, Mennonite Central Committee has been distributing food, blankets, hygiene supplies and other support to Syrians who have been affected by the violence.
Syrian villages welcome return of humanitarian aid October 28, 2013
Former MCC Central States Executive Director John Stoesz of Newton, Kan., is advocating for Dakota land justice as he rides his recumbent trike 2,000 miles across southern Minnesota during September and October.
Triking for Dakota land justice October 7, 2013
Sue Eagle, left, a coordinator of Indigenous Work for MCC Canada, pulls away a blanket, symbolizing the loss of Indigenous land and rights, during an exercise called “The Loss of Turtle Island.” The group exercise in Newton, Kan., was hosted by MCC Central States to strengthen awareness of Indigenous issues in the region.
Mennonites unsettled by Native American history October 7, 2013
Intern JeaHyun Nham stands with Lynn Roth of Mennonite World Conference at the Mennonite Central Committee United Nations Office where she works.
Intern brings Korean voice for reconciliation to UN October 3, 2013
Eastern Congo
On assignment: Eastern Congo coordinator October 1, 2013
Leonel Elias, a Seeder from Mexico, lived in La Palma, Colombia, where he shared his knowledge of gardening and became friends with many in the rural community.
MCC’s Seed program expands into Bolivia August 30, 2013
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
Gina Mulumbe, Persévérance Luzindalalu and Judith Malembu-Fumulombi, from Mennonite congregations in Kinshasa, participated in a Menno-Monde exchange during spring break, 2013. They were hosted by congregations in Kikwit and Bandundu City.
Congolese youth strengthen ties August 8, 2013

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