As rescuers continue the arduous task of searching for survivors amidst the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, the gravity of the disaster grows more evident by the hour. Over 2,500 people are still reported as missing, more than 70,000 have lost everything, and the death toll, currently at 50, is expected to climb. […]
In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the Bahamas have been left in shambles. The death toll continues to mount, hundreds are still unaccounted for, and nearly 70,000 people have been left with nothing in the world, save the clothes on their backs. The scene is one of heartbreak, the scale of loss, unfathomable. One pastor […]
BGR partners have been urgently working together with local church leaders to begin evaluations of the damage from Hurricane Dorian and to start relief efforts, despite precarious conditions. Abaco and the majority of Grand Bahama are submerged underwater and high winds caused further damage to infrastructure. The current death toll stands at 43, but is […]
Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September 1 as a category five storm, the second strongest Atlantic hurricane on record. For two days, the storm stalled over the island nation, its unforgiving winds and torrential rains wreaking havoc and leaving scene after scene of devastation in its wake. BGR is sending a team to assess […]
It’s been a long process, but the next shipment of buckets is bound for South Africa. Pray for their safe arrival and distribution.
In March, we posted a prayer request about a shipment of Hospice Buckets going to Kenya. The shipment has been delayed due to various changes in requirements and regulations. Read more and join us in prayer.
The people of Mozambique have been hit by not one, but two horrendous cyclones within the span of two months. The devastation has been horrific. Cyclone Idai had killed more than 600 people ahead of Cyclone Kenneth, which made landfall on April 2008, dumping heavy rains on the capital, destroying 30,000 homes, and displacing over […]
For one elderly grandmother in South Africa, food boxes delivered by BGR partners are easing her worries about hunger, enabling her to start building a life for herself and her three orphaned grandchildren. Granny Esther is, like many other elderly grandparents, faced with the responsibility of caring for the orphaned children in her family, despite […]
Girls who experience human trafficking live in fear and isolation, but through BGR partners in one South Asian country, many of them are now sharing a meal in a community of survivors. Partners have established a home where girls can start a path toward healing and restoration through access to programs, resources, and a loving […]
after Cyclone Idai
Cyclone Idai made landfall on March 14, directly hitting the city of Beira, Mozambique. This devastating cyclone dumped massive amounts of rain in Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, resulting in 447 confirmed deaths and over 110,000 people now displaced from their homes. The storm left the city badly damaged by extremely heavy winds and rains. Flooding is […]