Mutual Learning

One of MCC’s core values is “mutual learning.”  This means that we do our best to share our experiences and expertise with one another and our partners – while also learning from the unique assets and knowledge of our partners and the communities they serve.  We believe that a stronger program and lasting impact happen … More Mutual Learning

To Salvage A Life in Nepal: Reflections on Mental Health Reintegration

Reflection by Breyona Midgett, who is researching mental health issues in Nepal this year as part of the SALT program Natural Disaster. Resiliency. Hope. These are a few of the many things you find in Nepal.  Kathmandu, Nepal is decorated with multicolored, vibrant houses against the backdrop of aquamarine-olive hills and the bright snow-capped Himalayas. … More To Salvage A Life in Nepal: Reflections on Mental Health Reintegration

Sustaining the Impact of WASH Projects through Drinking Water User Committees

Stories of dilapidated water taps, broken pipes and rusted equipment with no means for repair are common in the development world. To help ensure the lasting impact of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) initiatives, incorporating community-level mechanisms for long-term monitoring and maintenance into project design is critical. In Nepal, government and non-government actors collaborate to … More Sustaining the Impact of WASH Projects through Drinking Water User Committees

Resilience: An MCC Nepal Learning Tour & Trek | April 2019

This isn’t your average trekking trip—no pity tours or savior complexes needed here. We invite young-to-middle-age adults (18-40) to come, see, and be inspired by the resilience of the communities we work with in Nepal. At the beginning of their time in Kathmandu, participants will visit with KOSHISH and learn about the work that they … More Resilience: An MCC Nepal Learning Tour & Trek | April 2019

Five Year Impact!

Having recently completed the previous phase of our 5-year Project Agreement with the Government of Nepal, we had the opportunity to look back and assess our implementing partners’ collective impact from 2013-2018.  As a team, we are humbled by and grateful for our partners dedication to empowering thousands of people across Nepal!

Recovery and Resilience: Update on MCC’s Earthquake Projects

More than 3 years have passed since the devastating earthquake that rocked Nepal in 2015, and Nepal’s rural communities are demonstrating time and again their resilience and ability to rebuild.  MCC’s partner organizations continue to work diligently at supporting communities throughout the long process of rebuilding their homes and livelihoods.  We invite you to meet … More Recovery and Resilience: Update on MCC’s Earthquake Projects

Dignity Gained: Pramod’s Story

Pramod’s story is not unlike many others’ who live among Nepal’s marginalized communities.  Although discrimination has been illegal for decades, families like Pramod’s often remain significantly disadvantaged due to deeply entrenched stigma in their communities.  In this context, even sending a child to school in the face of such discrimination is an act of courage. … More Dignity Gained: Pramod’s Story

Applications Now Open for 2019-2020 Young Adult International Service Program

MCC Nepal is looking for Nepali unmarried  youth (18-30 yrs) who are passionate about peace and community service to serve in 11-month service learning terms from August 2019 to July 2020. Participants live in a new culture while serving in places like schools, farms, NGOs and day cares. Placements are in countries where MCC works … More Applications Now Open for 2019-2020 Young Adult International Service Program