Don Peters (right), the executive director of Mennonite Central Committee Canada, today thanked the Canadian government for a contribution towards MCC’s work in Afghanistan. The $9.3 million grant from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development was announced by the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development and Joyce Bateman (left), the Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre
The money will be used to support a three year project, focusing on maternal, newborn and child health. Further details of the project are still being worked out and we will provide more information in the future as it becomes available.
MCC photo by Alison Ralph