MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) announced that Ethan Eshbach has joined the organization as coordinator, young adult engagement. Based in the Lancaster, Pa., office, Ethan will serve as a consultant to the entire MEDA engagement team, which includes marketing, resource development and association engagement.
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Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) announced that it has joined the Better Than Cash Alliance by committing to support the transition of a significant volume of payments from cash to electronic through its work with partners in improving financial services and market systems for the poor.
Cassava farmers in Tanzania stand to greatly benefit from three projects just launched by Tanzania’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security, and Cooperatives (MAFC) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The new initiatives support efforts to develop disease-resistant cassava varieties and more sustainable seed systems through which improved varieties can be delivered…
Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) ended a difficult financial year in the black, and helped “almost 2.8 million families to live healthier, happier lives through 120 partnerships in 44 countries,” reported MEDA president Allan Sauder, at the annual Business as Calling convention in San Jose, Cal., Nov. 5–8.