MEDA News

Working to become more equitable and fair in our work – MEDA’s GDEI committee in focus

A worldwide call for racial justice in the wake of the death of George Floyd has galvanized organizations, including MEDA, to closely examine processes and practices that could be perpetuating racism and racist systems. MEDA is committed to becoming a more inclusive and actively anti-racist organization. As a result of MEDA’s self-reflection, the organization created its Gender Equality, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (GDEI) committee, which was first introduced in late October 2020. The GDEI Committee

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Mixing friendship with fundraising

Mixing friendship with fundraising

The Waterloo Region chapter of Women Empowering Women (WEW) meets quarterly to nurture connections and friendships, to be inspired and to raise funds that support women in

Greater Rural Opportunities for Women project in Ghana yields invaluable learnings.

MEDA LAUNCHES GROW LEARNING SERIES

Waterloo, ON, June 5, 2019 – MEDA is proud to present the GROW Learning Series. After successfully concluding the Greater Rural Opportunities for Women (GROW) project in Ghana, our

Mr Robert Austin (left) presenting the MoU to the leader of the nursery operators, Ms Joyce Mensah

CASHEW NURSERY OPERATORS TO RECEIVE ASSISSTANCE

Ghana, June 4, 2019 – The Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), a faith-based international development organisation based in Canada, has, in collaboration with its partners in

Dr. Dorothy Nyambi

CEO TALKS INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Waterloo, ON, June 3, 2019 – More than 60 years after it was originally formed to assist Mennonite dairy farmers in Paraguay, the scope and size

Dr. Nyambi meets with private donors across Canada and the United States.

NORTH AMERICAN WELCOME TOUR

Waterloo, ON, May 23, 2019 – Dr. Dorothy Nyambi, President & CEO of MEDA has kicked-off a Welcome Tour to get to know MEDA supporters and