Baptist Global Response
Farmers in a region of East Asia have limited access to agricultural education, so a new BGR project is offering them the opportunity to acquire agricultural training.
Executive leaders of the seven World Hunger Fund national partners will launch a new initiative during the June 10-11 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting to replace the SBC’s unique “dollar in, dollar out” approach in the battle against hunger across North America and overseas.
Before the fire, Valparaiso residents had built their own makeshift water tanks and towers, and after it, the city has sent water trucks to periodically fill the receptacles. However, many of these tanks have burned. BGR’s relief effort is installing new tanks and towers for more than 100 families. Wright says when one resident heard she would receive a tank and tower, she cried and praised God.
Farzam* fled Afghanistan with his wife and two adult sons, looking for safety and peace. They stopped in a European country, hoping for temporary respite but found more grief.
When an earthquake hit the Filipino island of Bohol in October, Sebastian and Porferia Lubiano thought the end of the world had come.