For Mennonite Economic Development Associates, taking care of clients — and business in general — during the COVID-19 pandemic has meant providing new services in several countries, including Tanzania, Ethiopia and Myanmar.
MWC’s COVID-19 task force has approved 21 relief proposals from Anabaptist churches in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Food and sanitation materials are part of all the proposals.
NYANGUNGU, Burundi — Gaudence Nzotungandushe’s family faced many challenges before a local school started its health project.
MILANGE, Mozambique — The spirit of evangelism is a fire in Laston Bissani Mitambo’s bones. Humble and quiet in disposition, Bissani commands attention when leading a church, singing and dancing with a vigor that belies his nearly 60 years.
Tigist Alamirew says she has “escaped many deaths” in her journey with Christ. Born to an Orthodox family, she now directs distance education at Meserete Kristos College, the Anabaptist school in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
TSHIKAPA, Democratic Republic of Congo — More than 200 teachers have received training in Evangelization Through Literacy initiated by female leaders of three Mennonite denominations.