Burundi is a small, Central-East African nation whose recent history is tarnished by ethnic conflict, genocide, war and extreme poverty, however, it is a nation that is beginning to write itself a new story.
Mennonite Central Committee's (MCC's) annual mobile meat canning project, an initiative that provides meat to communities impacted by war, disaster and malnutrition, begins this month and continues through April.
Drought, cyclones, earthquakes, floods and now rising food costs. Millions of the world’s poorest people don’t have enough to eat and the numbers are rapidly growing. MCC is responding where the needs are greatest.
People everywhere should have enough food to live active, healthy lives. Yet high and rising food prices are making basic food staples unaffordable for hundreds of millions of people all over the world and pushing people into deeper levels of poverty.
We invite you to explore the root causes of hunger, to help MCC share food, a gift from God – and to consider your own food choices. More about food
Millions of the world’s poorest people don’t have enough to eat and the numbers are rapidly growing. MCC is responding where the needs are greatest. Learn more.
Consider your food choices
Through resources such as the World Community Cookbooks – including Simply in Season, Extending the Table and More-With-Less Cookbook – MCC invites people to explore their own patterns of eating and consumption and work to support food justice and small farmers. Sign up for a weekly recipe.
In a tradition that dates to 1946, MCC workers take a mobile meat canner to U.S. states and Canadian provinces each October through April. With the help of volunteers in each community, the effort annually provides some 500,000 cans of meat for hungry people around the world. Learn more.