An estimated 768 million people use unsafe water sources and 2.5 billion lack improved sanitation facilities, according to the United Nation’s Children’s Fund. On March 22, agencies and nonprofit organizations around the world will promote global access to clean and safe water during World Water Day. BGR does its part to provide high-quality water for as many people as possible by distributing water filters, drilling wells, building latrines and offering sanitation training throughout various impoverished countries. Through these efforts, Southern Baptists are working to decrease these staggering statistics.
Mary is the “grandmother” of her community. She is the community midwife who has delivered all the babies in her community for the past 50 years. When she was asked how many babies she had delivered during her lifetime, she simply pointed to all the people gathered in her small shanty and said about each […]
This village in Central Asia will soon have access to clean water. A BGR-funded effort to cap a spring above the village and pipe it to a reservoir near homes has progressed very well. A BGR partner says residents have contributed greatly to the effort, showing up to their work times with no reminding. The […]