Baptist Global Response
Tobacco farmers in E Asia, kept in poverty by price controls, pursued switching to other cash crops or livestock, with the help of BGR partners who helped set up distribution systems beyond their immediate community.
A total of 45,806 people benefited from water and sanitation projects from January through May 2013.
Families fleeing a crisis in northern Mali, where famine already was an issue, received emergency food supplies through BGR partners.
Due to the escalating violence and turmoil in Syria, Syrians are fleeing to surrounding countries.