How does the money raised here get spent?

If you've ever wondered how the money raised at the Relief Sale gets spent, here are a few facts that will help you understand what Mennonite Central Committee does with the money that you help us raise. We praise the Lord every year for our donors, buyers and volunteers!

FOOD

$25.00 - Enables a family to raise a rabbit for food and income in the Gaza Strip.
$50.00 - Provides loans for people to purchase animals such as goats and receive agriculture training in Nepal.
$90.00 - Provides a selection of seeds, organic fertilizer and an irrigation system for one family in Guatemala.

WATER

$10.00 - Helps communities in Kenya have access to the water they need for drinking and growing food.
$50.00 - Helps farmers in India capture rainwater for their crops.
$150.00 - Provides two water filters, enough for one well, in Mozambique (which provides water for about 500 people).

RELIEF

$10.00 - Provides an infant with diapers, formula and bottles for a month.
$50.00 - Helps provide emergency food assistance for a month.
$250.00 - Helps provide a place to live for people who have lost their homes.

EDUCATION

$15.00 - Helps schools bring books within reach in Nicaragua.
$25.00 - Helps makes kindergarten happen for refugee children from Syria.
$25.00 - Monthly Supports a Global Family project.

HEALTH

$18.00 - Helps train church members in HIV care and counseling in Zambia.
$25.00 – In medical care shows God’s love and compassion to people living with HIV and AIDS in places like Ukraine.
$75.00 – For cancer prevention helps ensure that people with albinism in Tanzania have access to skin screenings and, if needed, treatment for lesions.

PEACE

$30.00 - Provides five cell phone recharge cards so emergency response volunteers can quickly respond to conflicts and prevent continued violence in Nigeria.
$45.00 - Supports peacemakers as they share stories of past conflicts in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
$150.00 - Funds one participant to attend a five-day peace training in Bangladesh.