IVEP participant, Saykham Thipphasone (left) and her host family, Rebecca and Vinh Huynh and their children, Lien, 7, Tai, 3 and Mai-Anh, 5.
International volunteers enrich Winnipeg family December 3, 2012
In Beit Lahia, Gaza, on July 4, 2012, Palestinians walk near buildings that have not been rebuilt since the Israeli airstrikes in the 2008-2009 war. Current Israeli airstrikes continue to cause death and destruction in Gaza as Israel and Hamas, the ruling party in the Gaza Strip, launch rockets at each other.
MCC helps 120 Gaza families whose homes were destroyed November 21, 2012
In the region of Qalamoun, Syria, Mennonite Central Committee is giving blankets to these children and many other families who have fled from Homs. Other donors are providing clothes and toys. The children’s names were not used for security reasons.
Winter brings new needs to Syrian refugees November 12, 2012
Camp Trazily, about three miles south of Port-au-Prince, was flooded by the rain caused by Hurricane Sandy. More than 370,000 people have been living in tents since the January 2010 earthquake.
MCC responds to Sandy’s devastation in Haiti November 12, 2012
Mothers and daughters learn about HIV in Tanzania November 5, 2012
Volunteers, Sasha Homenko, Anna Marie Giesbrecht, Laeun Kin and Birte Wiebe (left to right) get to know each other as they work in the kitchen at Sam’s Place.
Healthy living begins with wholesome food. Sam’s Place October 26, 2012
Two men carry a bag of millet at an MCC-supported food distribution in south-west Niger. Names are withheld for security reasons.
Generous support provides food assistance in the Sahel October 19, 2012
Caesaer Hakim (left) with members Michael Lagu, Agnew Masudio and Cecilia Eppe at an Opari peace committee meeting held in a school classroom.
Building peace amidst scars of war in South Sudan October 1, 2012
MCC is sending 7,500 blankets to families affected by recent earthquakes in Iran. MCC regularly distributes comforters and blankets to hospitals, refugee camps, orphanages and locations experiencing disasters.
MCC aids earthquake-stricken Iranian families September 12, 2012
Syrian church leaders take stand for peace September 11, 2012
Syria: Your church can help September 11, 2012
Jameel Dababneh, Caritas Jordan’s emergency response coordinator, welcomes a young Syrian refugee. MCC partners with Caritas Jordan, one of the organizations that welcomes refugees, offers material resources and links them to services.
Welcoming the stranger in Jordan August 23, 2012
Lebane (left) and Umale (right) are part of a community group in their village in south-west Niger that identifies families who need emergency food assistance.
Food crisis in Sahel deepens August 17, 2012
Working together to end hunger August 15, 2012
Rain brings hope of good harvest in Mexico colony August 10, 2012

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