MCC continues to expand its response to the drought and food crisis in East Africa by providing food vouchers and food-for-work programs as well as sending material resources to address practical needs of people living in refugee camps.
Through Summer Service, a short-term leadership development program of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S., young adults from diverse ethnic backgrounds use their passions and talents to serve their communities.
An immediate and extended response to the current drought and food crisis in East Africa is essential for limiting the vulnerability of millions looking for enough food to survive, said Bruce Campbell-Janz, director of MCC's Africa Department.
Priscila Santana, of Brazil, describes her cross-cultural experience of working with girls at a home for students in Mozambique. She is a participant in Young Anabaptist Mennonite Exchange Network! (YAMEN!), a joint program of MCC and MWC.