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First Person

An Iraqi refugee shares with other newcomers to Jordan the hope and community he found through an MCC partner organization.

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Winter 2013

A family sits on the floor in a doorway.

Cover Story

Not home yet

Jordan has a history of welcoming newcomers, including most recently those fleeing violence in Syria.

First Person: Laith Eskander

Photo of a family.


Meeting needs in eastern Congo

In eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, entire communities have left home due to violence. MCC’s program directors reflect on the suffering they’ve seen there and how churches are meeting urgent needs and caring for displaced families.

Photo of a family standing on a porch.


Reuniting families

A Colombian family torn apart by violence reunites in Canada with assistance from MCC and an Alberta congregation.


On assignment:

MCC warehouse manager


Hello Jordan (for children)

Making a difference:

Your passion and our projects

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