A devastating economic crisis has swept Venezuela, and more than one million people have fled the nation, looking for a better life in other countries.
Supporters like you are helping to train some of these refugees to make goods — like shoes, leather items, and bread — that they can sell and earn income for their families. Pray for these people as they create new lives for themselves, and pray the crisis in Venezuela will resolve.
BGR is helping the situation by providing boxes of food, costing $100 USD each, to hungry families in Venezuela. Through this food, our trusted local partners are demonstrating God’s love to thousands of individuals.
You can help today! Give $100 to provide nourishment to Venezuelans in need.
Franco lives in an area that is currently experiencing a devastating economic crisis. And so amid this chaos, Franco grows crops. He’s currently working with other BGR partners on a model farm that both feeds locals and teaches them to feed themselves.
“It is amazing. What touched me the most was hearing [a local Christian] talk about how he has bought into this project. He has fallen in love with what God is doing at the camp and how it is blessing so many people.”
UPDATE FROM A BGR PARTNER: We have heard story after story about how Venezuelan churches are providing food to hundreds of people in their communities, even though the currency is worth practically nothing and access to food supplies is becoming more and more limited. Churches say their economic resources are dwindling, but the Lord continues […]
Imagine having to pay $20 for a carton of eggs. Now imagine that your job only pays $26 a month. How would you stretch that money to feed your family? How could you help them survive? This is a real scenario playing out in Venezuela. A collapsing economy is causing massive currency fluctuations, skyrocketing the […]