Volunteer teams from community development training in Singapore are working in remote villages of the Philippines putting to work theory they learned in the classroom. More than 20 students have trained community leaders in the principles of community development and disaster response. Planning was done with local leaders on nutritional education and well baby care. […]
At one time, the farmers in a certain Asian community had no realistic means of developing extra income or improving their dietary table. But that all changed. BGR International and field partners have been training a group in the animal husbandry skills needed to raise, care for and inseminate goats. Many families are participating in […]
During rainy season in a rural village on the side of a hill in India erosion and storm damage regularly affects the homes. Recently BGR International field partners distributed tarpaulins and tin sheets for roofing to these families. Now these families will have appropriate shelter during rainy season.
BGR International and partners are providing relief to Iraqi refugees whose lives have been devastated by war. Approximately 70,000 Iraqis escaped to find refuge in a neighbouring country. They are living in a densely populated poor urban area. For maximum impact, BGR International partners will target 240 families: 20 families per month for 12 months. Your […]
Providing hope for children trapped on the streets along the border of Thailand and Myanmar is what Project “Rescuing the Perishing – Open Doors” is all about. It is estimated that over 100 children live on the streets of a certain border town on the Thailand side. Most are orphans, very seldom get a hot […]
“The Moken Sea Gypsies are born, live, and die on their boats, and the umbilical cords of their children plunge into the sea,” goes a classic tale of the Moken. As divers and beachcombers, the Moken take what they need each day – fish, molluscs, and sandworms to eat; shells, sea snails, and oysters for […]