Friends, though more like sisters, through the MCC young adult programs SALT and IVEP, Christa and Clivia have learned much about peacemaking, relationships and cross cultural communication, while coming to realize that family extends far beyond familial lines, across boarders and beyond language and culture.
"Does one measure richness by the content of our bank account or the quality of our relationships? We choose the latter," says Vinh Huynh, whose family has hosted 8 IVEP volunteers.
Keyla Cortez Vanegas, the Mennonite World Conference intern at Mennonite Central Committee’s United Nations Office, talks about her mission and adjustment to life in New York City.
This video to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the program includes 3 parts: history, host perspective, and sponsor perspective.
Ying Ying Wang and Santiago Marin Gomez speak at Warman, Saskatchewan Remembrance Day Ceremony
Speakers give food justice examples in Manitoba
Mennonite World Conference sponsors Sumana Basumata of India as an IVEP intern at the MCC United United Nations Office
On the 60th anniversary of Mennonite Central Committee’s International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP), IVEP graduates continue to use what they learned in their home countries.
Juan Raul Junay explains how Canadian mining companies are affecting farming communities in Guatemala.
Mennonite exchange program visitors work, live in Stouffville, Ontario.
Compassion and Laughter Make Volunteer Experience an Enriching One
Article from MCC West Coast about the three main components of IVEP: volunteers, hosts, and sponsors.
Skills Learned in BC Make a Difference to Women in Uganda
Maasai AIDS Educator Shares Experiences, Knowledge