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The ECHO team conducting an interview of a goat recipient

Nainoto’s Story: a step further in life

by Samantha (Shayna) Shpeller

Nainoto is a widow living in the village of Likamba, in northern Tanzania. She farms her two and a half acres of land and cares for a few livestock animals as means to provide for her five children, all of whom are in their teenage years or early adulthood. Due to lack of resources, despite her large efforts, the family is currently only able to eat two meals per day.

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CMU alumni graduate from seminary

Two graduates of Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) participated in the May 4, 2019 commencement service of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) in Elkhart, IN:

 

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Menno Simons College hosts 13th annual Social Justice Fair

On January 30, the coldest day of the year, Menno Simons College (MSC) Student Services hosted its 13th annual Social Justice Fair.

Despite the frigid temperatures, brave Winnipeggers from more than 30 local and international organizations gathered at The University of Winnipeg's Riddell Hall to be part of the annual fair. Little by little, the room filled up with a lively buzz and positive exchanges between organizational representatives, students, community members, and alumni.

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MSC faculty and team awarded $119,000 federal grant

An instructor from Canadian Mennonite University's Menno Simons College (MSC) and a team of other professors are the recipients of a prestigious federal grant.

Karen Ridd, Instructor in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies, received a three-year Partnership Development Grant worth $119,000 through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

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CMU alumna problem solves path to Legislature

When she was in grade nine, Cordella Friesen was told she wouldn't make it in university. Fast forward 25 years, and she holds a master's degree and a prominent role in the Government of Manitoba.

Friesen, who graduated from CMU with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies in 2009, recently became the Assistant Deputy Minister of Environmental Stewardship with Manitoba Sustainable Development, a department of the provincial government.

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