MCC water project assists 10,000 Iraqi families affected by ISIS

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MCC is funding an emergency water project for 10,000 families in the Iraqi town of Qayyara and the surrounding area after residents were liberated from ISIS in August…

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MCC partners assist survivors of flooding in North Korea

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

MCC’s partners in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), also known as North Korea, are working to provide relief assistance for the hundreds of thousands of people affected by flooding and landslides in the isolated country.

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Olive orchard bears fruit of peace

Friday, December 9, 2016

How would you feel if your government blocked your driveway with dirt and concrete, and told you it was illegal to remove the debris?

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“The disaster, the danger, isn’t over”

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Between Oct. 17 and 21, 2016, intense rainfall caused severe flooding along Colombia’s Pacific coast in the Chocó area, seriously damaging the homes of more than 20,000 people.

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MCC’s Syrian partners deliver assistance despite intensified fighting

Friday, November 18, 2016

In October, students arriving at a Christian school in Aleppo, Syria, discovered that a rocket had blown out a portion of a classroom. So many rockets were landing in the area that the school administrators hadn’t yet realized the school was hit.

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MCC Canada AGM delegates gather under the “big tent”

Friday, November 4, 2016

The staff and delegates who make up Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Canada’s constituent boards gathered at Bethel Mennonite Church in Winnipeg from September 23 to 24, 2016, for the MCC Canada annual general meeting.

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Face-to-face peacebuilding

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Reserve 107 Rebel Sky Media

Reconciliation is not achieved with the signing of an agreement, the celebration of an event or the release of a documentary film. But all are “steps on the…

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Devastation in Haiti: ‘Yesterday, we lost everything’

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti When rushing water of the River Gris, overflowing with rain from Hurricane Matthew, washed away Sarditren Dete’s and Antovan Enit’s houses and possessions, it destroyed their…

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Sharing God’s love through graphic design

Monday, October 3, 2016
Summerbridge photo by Alison Ralph

“I care about the passion. Why is this person getting up every single day and doing the hard work that’s in front of them?” Mitch Mealey asked that…

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Sharing God’s love through building relationships

Monday, September 26, 2016
Summerbridge photo by Alison Ralph

Organizing a weekly kickball game, holding a worship service at a local community garden, learning to knit and following a theological reading plan were all a part of…

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Saying goodbye to war and hello to peace in Colombia

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

On August 24, 2016, hundreds gathered in the city centre of Bogotá to celebrate an historic peace accord between the Colombian government and FARC guerilla group.

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Haitian farmers to benefit from climate change fund

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Yvette Nicholas of Haiti hasn’t been farming long, but she knows that things are different today than when her parents were young. “The older people taught me that…

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Honouring Alan Kurdi

Friday, September 2, 2016
Displaced people in Iraq. (Photo courtesy of Afkar Society for Development and Relief)

Refugee sponsorship surges at MCC Canada after September 2, 2015: the heartbreaking picture of Alan Kurdi’s body on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea was a wake-up call to the world. MCC’s migration and resettlement director Brian Dyck reflects on how the response shaped MCC and Canadians.

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Supporting children through a drought

Monday, August 29, 2016

It’s time for lunch at Remember the Poorest Community School, about 100 kilometres south of Addis Ababa. Students are digging into the pasta and buns on their plates.

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Displaced, yet reaching out to others

Monday, July 25, 2016

By the time Feryal arrived at a camp for displaced people in Iraq’s northern Ninewa governorate, she had little desire to leave the security of the tent she shared with her parents and sister.

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