Reflection by Megan Eisenbeis. Megan is a participant in SALT, an MCC Global exchange program. She is spending her year learning about Nepal and researching nutrition. As I start to settle into my new routine, I often need to remind myself to sit and enjoy my surroundings. From the first few days when everything was … More Stimulation of the Senses
We are grateful to have heard recently from our IVEP exchange participant from Nepal, Bisna, who is living and serving in Canada this year. Here’s a small glimpse into his experience so far: “I am doing good here. I am enjoying serving in the drop-in centre and getting lots of knowledge about Canadian cultures. We … More Living and Learning in Canada
Applications for MCC’s one-year SALT and YAMEN young adult global exchange programs are now open for 2018-2019! Why should you consider joining our MCC Nepal team next year?? 1. Learn from and serve alongside experienced Nepali partners In Nepal, our work is partner-led, and we’ve been working with some of our Nepali partner organizations for … More Top 10 Reasons to Serve in Nepal!
By Simon Raut, IVEP Alumnus 2016-2017 It was always my dream to land in North America. But a dream is only a dream until and unless it turns into reality. After I finished my Bachelor of Science in Physics, I joined Master of Arts in Sociology/Anthropology. When I finished my two years of study, I … More A year in Canada: reflections from Simon
By Susma Rasaili, YAMEN Alumnus 2016-2017 Carrying too many feelings of excitement, nervousness, imaginations and doubt, I flew to Cambodia exactly 12 months ago. This was my first ever experience of leaving my country for a long period. I had just finished university, and the YAMEN (Young Anabaptist Mennonite Exchange Network) program was something that … More Learning and serving in Cambodia: Susma’s reflections