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.
Families fleeing a crisis in northern Mali, where famine already was an issue, received emergency food supplies through BGR partners.
BGR partners provided healthcare for 70,243 people during the first five months of 2013.
Due to the escalating violence and turmoil in Syria, Syrians are fleeing to surrounding countries.