Baptist Global Response
More than 38,500 people benefited from community development or disaster relief food distribution projects during the first five months of 2013.
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.
Due to the escalating violence and turmoil in Syria, Syrians are fleeing to surrounding countries.