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.
After Typhoon Haiyan wreaked havoc in Southeast Asia, BGR helped distribute food to 34,485 people in 30 communities.
A total of 1,353 children received education through BGR partners from January through May 2013.
Distributed items will include buckets, bleach, soap, hand sanitizers, rubbing alcohol, antiseptic, brochures and placards.
There are three major crises going on in the Middle East affecting thousands of families.