Climate Change in Nepal: How Those in the U.S. Can Help

Article written by Dhiraj Adhikari, Climate advocacy intern, Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions. Article originally published at Third Way Cafe. Climate change is affecting communities all around the world, including those in Nepal where Mennonite Central Committee has worked since the 1960s. According to Durga Sunchiuri, program coordinator for MCC in Nepal, the communities he … More Climate Change in Nepal: How Those in the U.S. Can Help

Celebrating Lives Transformed in Okhaldhunga

It is with both appreciation and sadness that MCC phases out of the community development efforts we’ve supported in Okhaldhunga District through various partners since 2010.  This year we are especially grateful for our partner, SAHAS Nepal, whose food security and livelihoods work in Okhaldhunga we have had the privilege of supporting for the past … More Celebrating Lives Transformed in Okhaldhunga

Let’s Go to School!

Attending school regularly is challenging for children in many rural areas of Nepal.  The terrain is often rugged, the walk can be long for little legs, and particularly for girls, there is the expectation that they will stay home to help with household chores when needed.  Despite these challenges, education is a priority for many … More Let’s Go to School!

Completion of Earthquake Reconstruction Work in Dhading

Another of our partners, Shanti Nepal, has recently completed its 3 years of earthquake reconstruction programming in Dhading District.  A huge congratulations to the Shanti Nepal team on the successful completion of extensive drinking water system and toilet construction schemes, support for rebuilding health clinics and irrigation systems, and livelihoods programming. Photos and captions by … More Completion of Earthquake Reconstruction Work in Dhading

Recovery through Coordination: Lessons Learned in the Aftermath of the 2015 Earthquake

This excerpt is from an article originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of MCC Intersections.  Click here to access the full article. By Avash Karki and Ryan Fowler The April 2015 earthquake in Nepal is an event etched in the memories of many Nepalis. The immense damage brought on by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake took the lives of nearly 9,000 people, caused around 22,000 severe injuries and destroyed more than … More Recovery through Coordination: Lessons Learned in the Aftermath of the 2015 Earthquake