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.
More than 3,900 received help with livelihood needs through BGR disaster relief projects during the first five months of 2013.
Due to the escalating violence and turmoil in Syria, Syrians are fleeing to surrounding countries.