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DR Congo

Displaced by war, working for peace

Raised in the midst of violence, Mulanda Jimmy Juma has dedicated his life to building peace. Mulanda Jimmy Juma currently serves as representative for MCC in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR...

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Lebanon + 2 more

Food, psychosocial support needed after Lebanon explosion

Garry and Kate Mayhew were cleaning up after dinner in their Beirut, Lebanon, apartment when they felt the ground shake just before they heard the boom, so loud and so powerful it threw them to the...

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Syria + 6 more

MCC distributes COVID-19 kits in Middle East

By Emily Jones Summary: To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among displaced people and refugees in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, MCC and local partners distributed hygiene supplies. Refugees and...

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Kenya

Supporting COVID-19 prevention with handwashing stations

By Linda Espenshade NAIROBI, Kenya – Mathare settlement isn’t an easy place to stay clean and healthy on an ordinary day, so preventing COVID-19 from infecting people in a crowded slum of Kenya’s...

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Zimbabwe

Addressing conflict caused by limited resources

Zimbabwe Brethren in Christ Church partner teaches peacebuilding in its agriculture training By Emily Jones As climate change takes its toll on Zimbabwe, millions who rely on agriculture are...

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DR Congo

New latrines and water systems mean improved health in DR Congo

By Linda Espenshade BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of the Congo ‒The six new boys’ toilets and the six new girls’ toilets at Institute Katuze Secondary School are so much better than the two old pit...

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DR Congo + 5 more

MCC programs well positioned to address COVID-19 threats

Summary: MCC is well positioned through its ongoing water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), health and food programs to address the threats of COVID-19 for some of the world’s most vulnerable people,...

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Chad + 1 more

Chad refugee camps need more clean water

By Jason Dueck Feb. 19, 2020 With a series of quick, practiced strokes, Aïchatou Hamidou clears the area around a newly built latrine with a long broom made from dry grass. After the trash and waste...

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El Salvador

'We don't have to stop just because someone says no'

By Emily Jones Women in El Salvador keep asking local government to address climate change Ana Iris Constante says she used to be nervous just to introduce herself. She would never have guessed that...

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Nepal

Learning to farm with droughts and deluges

In Nepal, where the monsoon season is leading to droughts and yet pelting rains ravage farmland, MCC’s partners are helping farmers to learn techniques for coping with the effects of climate change...

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Ethiopia + 1 more

MCC's meat canning season begins

On Oct. 7, Mennonite Central Committee will begin its 73rd year of canning meat for people in crisis around the world. Volunteers have been participating in this project for almost three-quarters of...

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