In the shadow of economic recession, unemployment rates and other social problems, the elderly, poor, widowed and disabled of one region struggle for survival. Major food shortages and low incomes make it difficult for these people to care for their families. BGR International funds will supplement the expenditures of needy individuals in one local church, […]
Monsoon rains in Bangladesh, India, and Nepal have affected an estimated 16 million people, killed more than 800, and displaced over a million from their homes, villages, and local communities. Flood waters art starting to recede, but it will be months before most areas will return to some sense of normalcy. BGR International is responding […]
BGR International is a leader in training organizations and groups in doing community development and disaster relief with a strategic focus to empower the local community. Our training is designed to equip the community in problem solving rather than BEING the problem solver. Classroom training is followed by a on-site practicum where trainees lead others to […]
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. […]
BGR International personnel and partners responded to the two earthquakes in Nepal. The immediate response in 2015 allowed us to distribute food to assist with nutritional needs and tarpaulins for shelter for several hundred families. We also did a blanket distribution. Once the initial response was complete, phase two was to provide temporary shelter from […]
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 […]