Agriculture Program Changes All Aspects of Life

Your gifts have helped fund a community development program that offers training in agriculture, medicine, and life coaching.

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Agriculture Program Helps Improve Farms

Your generosity helps teach farmers like Piolo better agriculture techniques so they can grow more and better crops, help feed their children, and send them to school.  

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Livestock and Seeds Help Model Farm Director Expand Trainings

Magglio excelled at the camp, and now directs the training center, developing classes to educate young trainees on topics like composting, seed harvesting, and raising animals.

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A Well of Opportunity

Friends like you helped put a well in Lionel’s village. You gave the community a fresh source of water for cooking, drinking and bathing.

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A Young Woman Learns to Sew

The young woman picked up the skills easily and became one of the first in her class to use the sewing machine.

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Peace in Prison

Roya sits in front of an old treadle sewing machine, bundled up in a headscarf and a coat. She’s being filmed today, so she’s wearing eyeshadow and bright red lipstick. After a few moments at the machine, she looks at the camera and thanks the people who helped teach her to sew. She says …

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Be the Light

That’s what Zohre says about the beautician classes she attends. Friends like you gave her a rare glimpse of hope by putting a pair of scissors and a hair dryer in her hands.

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Opening Pia’s Shop

You would love Pia’s store! It’s a simple, wood building with a thatch roof. Bags of chips hang on display from the ceiling, and she has stocked the shelves with popcorn and other snacks.

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Nazma’s Rise Out of Poverty

The next time you pull a dollar out of your wallet, pray for those who have little.

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Rabbits Made Him a Better Man

Remember that pair of rabbits you bought from the BGR Gift Catalog? They helped turn Gerardo into a better husband and father.

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