MCC-supported day care in Bolivia provides food, education and care for children. The day care also offers individual counseling and group workshops for their parents, who are often single mothers and who struggle financially.
Inspired by the late Wally Ewert, MCC sponsored refugee Chai Bouphaphanh's most recent success is having a photograph that he entered in a contest selected for the National Geographic collection of photographs.
Take Your Place, a CD/DVD featuring Calgary vocalist Kim Thiessen, Winnipeg musician Darryl Neustaedter Barg and church choirs from Maasai communities in Kenya, will be launched at a series of CD release concerts in Manitoba and Alberta.
As MCC plans the next steps in its multiyear response to the Haiti earthquake, MCC medical teams and structural engineers are providing immediate assistance, relief kits and other supplies are being distributed and more aid is being shipped.