Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba
Support to Peacebuilding Work
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Uganda | Amount: $45,000 | Funded in 2008/2009
The overarching goal of this project is to strengthen community structures to advocate for peace, to constructively respond to conflicts, and to participate in reconciliation efforts. The community structures are parent support groups and youth groups of highly motivated and directly affected individuals that are committed to working towards peace in their community. Mediators will contribute to the reunification of families as formerly-abducted children return and mediate in the many conflicts between families that are a result of the war.
In Support of Peace Building Work
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Uganda | Amount: $45,000 | Funded in 2009/2010
In Support of Peace Building Work, this project will build capacity for Ugandan victims of conflict. The project is part of a larger program that provides holistic non-violence and conflict transformation through training and mediation in Uganda and in other conflict regions.
Research & Extension Activity Partnership (REAP)
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Bangladesh | Amount: $120,000 | Funded in 2010/2011
The MCC Research & Extension Activity Partnership (REAP) will increase local food production through agricultural extension work and strengthened coordination of local partner groups. A key component is training in environmentally-friendly agricultural technologies.
Food Security & Rural Livelihoods: Agriculture, Water and Income Diversification
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $120,000 | Funded in 2011/2012
The Food Security & Rural Livelihoods: Agriculture, Water and Income Diversification project works to increase the availability of food and income in vulnerable communities. Strategies will include developing water collection, conservation and irrigation infrastructure, and training small-scale farmers and their community organizations in sustainable agricultural techniques.
Research & Extension Activity Partners
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Bangladesh | Amount: $120,000 | Funded in 2012/2013
The Research & Extension Activity Partners project’s aim is to develop peaceful communities by enhancing food security, increasing understanding of primary healthcare concepts and improving relational skills in the community.
Boricha Food Security Project
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Ethiopia | Amount: $120000 | Funded in 2013-14
This project will improve the food security situation in Boricha district through agricultural development, environmental conservation, income diversification and increased community education. The most vulnerable households, especially women and youth, will benefit most.
Food and Agricultural Assistance in Sasha and Mubimbi IDP Camps
Fund: Development Fund | Country: Congo (DR) | Amount: $120,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to provide food, seeds, tools and agricultural training to 3,084 people (514 families) living in Shasha (218 households) and Mubimbi (296 households) IDP camps in DRC chosen due to their comparable high levels of need. MCIC funds will be used toward the procurement of food essentials and capital goods.
Nutrition, Education and Income Generation for Families with Disabled Children in Bulawayo
Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Zimbabwe | Amount: $18,000 | Funded in 2014-15
The project seeks to improve the well being of fifty children with disabilities by providing 590 family members with access to nutrition, education, livelihood development opportunities as well as start-up capital for income generating activities.