Applications Now Open for 2022-2023 Young Adult International Service Program

MCC 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 2022 to July 2023. Participants live in a new culture while serving in places like schools, farms, NGOs and day cares. Placements are in countries where MCC works around the … More Applications Now Open for 2022-2023 Young Adult International Service Program

Mental Health Support in the time of COVID – A Story from KOSHISH

As the global pandemic has continued on, many have acknowledged that the impacts of COVID-19 go beyond the physical body. People all over the world are experiencing higher levels of depression and anxiety, and these conditions are exacerbated by isolation and a near constant sense of uncertainty about the future. This is a story of … More Mental Health Support in the time of COVID – A Story from KOSHISH

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!