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.
The Asian Rural Life Development Foundation partnered with BGR to train people from 12 countries in community development, FAITH gardening, SALT farming and goat production in 2012.
BGR partners provided water filters for families in SE Asia whose drinking water became filled with bacteria and pollutants during monsoon floods.
Due to the escalating violence and turmoil in Syria, Syrians are fleeing to surrounding countries.