Kaylie Tiessen, an MCC worker in Laos, describes how communities have been affected by widespread flooding along the Mekong river. MCC is providing $20,000 to help farmers replant rice, beans and other vegetables.
The Lord's Resistance Army rebel group has terrorized northern Uganda for more than 20 years. With support from MCC, Uganda's Concerned Parents Association is helping children, families and communities to recover from war.
Some 126 young adults are beginning one-year terms in three different MCC programs, including Young Anabaptist Mennonite Exchange Network (YAMEN!), a joint program of MCC and Mennonite World Conference.