• Organization TypeIndependent/None
  • Staff251-500
  • HeadquartersCanada
  • Founded1953

Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA)

MEDA - Mennonite Economic Development Associates - is an international economic development organization that creates business solutions to poverty. For over 65 years, MEDA has been creating business solutions to poverty that are sustainable, scalable, measureable and replicable. MEDA began as an association of Mennonite business people who believed they were called to be faithful in generously sharing their abilities and resources. Continuing in that Christian tradition, MEDA welcomes all who share their values and want to join us in their mission. MEDA has worked in over 70 countries and brings a unique market systems approach to project design that integrates technical assistance and access to capital. As an early leader in blended finance MEDA leverages public and private funding to advance social enterprises around the world that are positively impacting social, environmental and governance challenges in their communities. Vision That all people may unleash their God-given potential to earn a livelihood, provide for families and enrich communities. Mission MEDA creates business solutions to poverty. Values Collaboration: They value inclusive and diverse partnerships regardless of income, gender, race, class, ethnicity, nationality or religion. They build relationships of trust and peace. Accountability: They manage human, financial and environmental resources with care and integrity.  Respect: They treat clients, colleagues and partners with respect and dignity.  Entrepreneurship: They seek sustainable innovation. They promote justice by partnering with entrepreneurial people experiencing poverty to attain business success.
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Job openings over the past year

46Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Director - Finance, Global Programs
    North America
  • Sr Proposal Manager

Staff at Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) have experience in


  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • economic policy
  • economic development


  • world agroforestry centre
  • world bank group
  • save the children international


  • united states
  • pakistan
  • nicaragua
  • ghana
  • canada


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Company Offices

  • Canada (headquarters)
  • Waterloo
  • 595 Parkside Drive Suite 2 Waterloo, ON, Canada
  • N2L 0C7
  • Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa
  • Kirkos sub City Woreda 02 house No 324/33 Addis Ababa Ethiopia
  • Germany
  • Schwandorf in Bayern
  • Sitzenhof 1 92421 Schwandorf Ina Warkentin
  • Bayern
  • Ghana
  • Tamale
  • Plot 20, Kanvilli PO Box TL 1938 Tamale Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Nairobi
  • Allimax Plaza (2nd Floor) Mombasa Road P.O. Box 3277-0050600 Nairobi Kenya
  • Myanmar
  • Yangon
  • No. 58/E Inya Road Kamayut Township Yangon Myanmar
  • Nigeria
  • Bauchi
  • No. 5 Zaranda Road New GRA, Bauchi Bauchi State, Nigeria
  • Tanzania
  • Dar es Salaam
  • 1481 Rufiji Street, Masaki Dar es Salaam Tanzania
  • United States
  • Washington, D.C.
  • 655 New York Ave NW Washington, DC USA
  • District of Columbia 20001
  • United States
  • Ottawa
  • My ByWard Office 78 George St #204 Ottawa, ON
  • Ontario K1N 5W1
  • United States
  • Lancaster
  • 33 N. Market St., Ste. 400 Lancaster, PA USA
  • Pennsylvania 17603-3805