Baptist Global Response
In Goma, a city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a little boy in a plain, white T-shirt raises his hands high above his head. In one fist, he clutches a green notebook and in the other, he holds a paper bag full of school supplies.
As civil war rages in Syria, Christians often get caught in the violence—attackers destroy their homes or kill their loved ones.
BGR partners have been asked by the Ministry of Refugees in a Central Asian country to repair wells in a number of neighborhoods so those communities will have access to clean drinking water.
While some disaster-response organizations are pulling out of Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts in the Philippines, Southern Baptists remain on the ground, helping neglected communities rebuild homes, schools and livelihoods.
The agricultural situation in two counties of this area of Asia is very poor.