MCW Gala Brings Together Key Industry, NGO and Government Leaders to Celebrate the Organization’s Mission to Empower Youth Globally

MCW GALA BRINGS TOGETHER KEY INDUSTRY, NGO AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS TO CELEBRATE THE ORGANIZATION’S MISSION TO EMPOWER YOUTH GLOBALLY 10th Annual Gala Raises $950,000 to Support MCW’s Programs NEW YORK, N.Y., April 11, 2014 — MCW, a New York-based non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth to become positive agents of change in their communities, celebrated its 15th year of impact …

Leaders from MCW’s Community Centers Come Together at Training Seminar in Arusha, Tanzania

Leaders from MCW’s Community Centers Come Together at Training Seminar in Arusha, Tanzania ARUSHA, Tanzania, February 12, 2014 – MCW, a non-profit organization committed to empowering youth to be positive agents of change in their own communities, held its third Africa Community Leaders Seminar from February 6-9 in Arusha, the safari capital of the world. MCW traces its roots in …

MCW Welcomes New Team Member

MCW Welcomes New Team Member NEW YORK, NY, January 22, 2014 – MCW, a non-profit organization committed to empowering youth to be positive agents of change in their own communities, announced today the appointment of Regina Leichner as the new Programs Manager of MCW’s Oral Healthcare Program and the Coordinator of MCW’s Youth Leadership Retreat. Regina will also take the …

MCW Journeys Invites Africa Travel Specialists to Partner on a New Community-Based Tourism Initiative

MCW Journeys Invites Africa Travel Specialists to Partner on a New Community-Based Tourism Initiative NEW YORK, NY, January 17, 2014 — MCW announced today the launch of a new travel initiative called “MCW Journeys,” a unique volunteer, philanthropic and learning experience in Africa. This project presents local tourism specialists in Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia with the opportunity to develop a …

MC-Sierra Leone Produces and Donates Soap to Community in Fight Against Ebola

The Sierra Leone team has been hard at work producing soap which will be distributed in the Kono community to fight the spread of Ebola. Soap distribution will also spread awareness of the importance of frequent hand-washing as a method for prevention. Thankfully, our staff and students are safe and in a position to help the community in time for …

MC-Tanzania Receives Vocational Training Accreditation

In October 2014, the MC-Tanzania team received accreditation by the Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) to provide IT/computer courses at the Songea Center. MC-Tanzania’s accreditation will give students in Songea the opportunity to receive government official certificates which may be used to learn and increase new skills, obtain a job or start their own business.

MC-Tanzania Country Director Abdu Mohamed Graduates from University of Arusha

In November 2015, MCW-Tanzania Country Director Abdu Mohamed graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Arusha. Abdu was the first recipient of the Dr. George Sideris Memorial Scholarship Fund and is the first MCW community leaders to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Message from MCW Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer

Message from MCW co-founder and Chief Operating Officer   Joint Statement by an American Jew and an American Muslim of Palestinian descent, both who deeply care about the future of a prosperous, peaceful and nonviolent Israel and Palestine. As conflict in the Middle East escalates, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and anti-Christian heinous acts throughout the region and world are on the rise. …