Grow Hope - Alberta

Grow Hope with MCC and people across Alberta!

Thanks to generous Alberta farmers, Richard & Esther, you can do more to help people around the world!

“This is such an amazing campaign. I loved getting updates from the farm about how my acre was doing." - Cindy Klassen

MCC canned meat helps TB and hepatitis patients in North Korea

In the isolated country of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), also known as North Korea, MCC canned meat is providing critical nourishment for thousands of people suffering from tuberculosis and hepatitis.

In partnership with its U.S.-based partner, Christian Friends of Korea (CFK), MCC helps meet up to 50 per cent of protein needs in the nearly 30 hospitals, rest homes and clinics the organization serves.

A cup of chocolate solidarity

Rebecca Shetler Fast is an MCC representative for Haiti together with her husband Paul Shetler Fast.

Chokola Ayisyen, Haitian spiced hot chocolate with coconut, is a spicy, thick and comforting drink. In Haiti, Chokola Ayisyen is both served for breakfast, and also as a sweet, liquid reassurance during troubling times. In this season of post-hurricane hardship for many in Haiti, we make and share Chokola Ayisyen in warm solidarity with our Haitian sisters and brothers. Join us.

How a new stove creates employment and improves health

In Chad, cooking on a traditional cookstove isn’t easy.

The stoves are made out of frail metal wires, which can disintegrate over time, allowing hot coals to slip out and cause burns. The stoves can also tip over when you place something heavy on top – like a pot of boiling water. And many traditional cookstoves will deteriorate after only three to four months. Without insulation the traditional stoves also lose heat quickly, slowing down cooking time and requiring lots of charcoal made from wood.

Disaster Response & Ag Monitoring/Evaluation Coordinator - Haiti: April 3, 2017

The Disaster Response & Agriculture Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will coordinate MCC Haiti’s long-term response to Hurricane Matthew. This role will include supporting on-going disaster response projects implemented by MCC and its partners.

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MCC partners assist survivors of flooding in North Korea

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.

From Aug. 28 to Sept. 2, heavy rains caused by Typhoon Lionrock pounded the northeast part of DPRK, causing flooding and landslides in six counties of Hamgyong province. According to the United Nations, 138 people were killed, more than 100,000 were originally displaced and 600,000 people are in need of assistance.