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.
BGR partners set up a five-acre model farm to help residents of six mountain villages in the Philippines escape poverty.
Food support for 125 patients at a clinic in Zimbabwe received food support that made their HIV medications more effective.
Due to the escalating violence and turmoil in Syria, Syrians are fleeing to surrounding countries.