Our Projects 2018-2019

BGR projects are designed to provide direct food aid to people afflicted by hunger and malnutrition, to promote ecologically sustainable agriculture, to support the education of girls and women, and to give women an opportunity to start right livelihood projects to support their families.


Bangladesh

FOOD SUPPORT FOR SCHOOL OF ORPHANS
Provide food supplies for 55 children from destitute families for 12 months at The Orphan's Home in the rural Cittagong Hills region. »

 Bangladesh

SCHOOL LUNCHES FOR MARMA GIRLS
Provide food support for 121 Marma girls at Visakha Girls' School in Chittagong Hill Tracts, a poor area affected by conflict. » 

Bangladesh

PERMANENT DORMITORY FOR BOY STUDENTS
Provide a permanent dormitory for 120 boys in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, a poor area affected by conflict. » 

Brazil   NEW

HEALTHY VEGETARIAN MEALS FOR LOCAL, LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS 
Provide healthy meals, organize workshops in organic meal preparation, develop products from plants and fruits to sell, and inspire changes in eating habits for local low-income residents in the south of São Paulo. »  


Burma (via Thailand)

SUPPORTING EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN OF BACKPACK MEDICS 
Support education for children of backpack health workers serving displaced Burmese villagers, students and refugees. »    


Cambodia  NEW

IMPROVING AGRICULTURAL DIVERSIFICATION & FOOD ACCESS
Offer sustainable solutions to the major causes of undernutrition in Perah Vihear province. »

Cambodia

FOOD SCHOLARSHIPS FOR GIRLS TO STAY IN SCHOOL 
Support life-transforming Girls Access To Education (GATE) program ensuring girls stay in school. »


Cambodia

CATALYZING THE POTENTIAL OF GIRLS AT THE MARGINS
Provide scholarships and related assistance for young women in nursing and other schools. »

Cambodia   NEW

SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELL-BEING FOR VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES
Engage farmers in rice intensification program, cash crop cultivation, and other related programsto ensure food security and improve living conditions in 12 villages. » 


Cameroon

VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR SINGLE MOTHERS & MARGINALIZED WOMEN
Provide practical vocational training for marginalized women and for single and teenage mothers. » 

Cameroon

A FOOD PROGRAM FOR POOR CHILDREN
Provide meals at school for over 95 poor and needy children in Ebase village. » 

Cameroon   NEW

SUPPORT THE EDUCATION OF SLUM CHILDREN
Provide quality primary education for 60 children. » 

Côte d’Ivoire

IMPROVED NUTRITION AMONG CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN
Decrease incidence of malnutrition in children especially in the first 1,000 days of life. » 

Haiti

MEALS FOR HUNGRY SCHOOLCHILDREN IN JACMEL
Provide at least one nutritious, filling meal per day, six days a week for 34 students. » 

Haiti

A SCHOOL FOR THE CHILDREN OF PORT-AU-PRINCE
Ensure that teachers of poor Haitian children have competitive salaries and professional development opportunities, and provide school supplies for a strong learning environment. »

Haiti

MEALS FOR HUNGRY KIDS IN PORT-AU-PRINCE
Provide about 1,000 life-sustaining meals to children every weekday in the Ti Plas Kazo Community. » 

India

A GIRLS' HOME AND WOMEN'S SOCIAL SERVICE CENTER
Sponsor education for 30 teenage girls in danger of not finishing school and being forced into early marriage due to poverty. » 


India

NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT FOR GARDEN OF PEACE SCHOOL
Provide uniforms, books, transportation and food for students at Garden of Peace school. » 

India

PROSPERITY THROUGH RESILIENT AGRICULTURE
Improve resilience and income for smallholder farmers, especially women, in Uttar Pradesh. »

Jamaica & Haiti   NEW

BREAKFASTS & COLORING BOOKS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
Provide nutritious morning meals for children at 10 schools for an academic semester of 13 weeks. » 

Kenya   NEW

TRAIN WOMEN FARMERS TO GROW BIOINTENSIVE AGRICULTURE
Train women to care for and feed their families. Workshops train to 600 women from 6 communities in Machakos County. »  

Kenya

IMPROVING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH AND NUTRITION
Support proven programs that reach mothers, infants and children in need of food. »   

Malawi

A GROW BIOINTENSIVE (GB) AGRICULTURAL CENTER
Training in biointensive farming to increase food production and combat the hardships caused by climate change. More than half the farmers are women. » 

Mongolia   NEW

ASRAL NGO HOT MEAL PROJECT
Help to provide essential nutrition, mentoriing, and educational support to 32 children annually. »  

Nicaragua

EDUCATIONAL SPONSORSHIP OF GIRLS
Provide tuition, books, uniform with school insignia, shoes, and some medical screening and treatment for 112 girls, including five college students. »  


Peru   NEW

ADDRESSING MALNUTRITION IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Train mothers and pregnant women in better nutrition, promote better eating habits in children through gardens, teach greenhouse construction/maintenance to 205 beneficiaries. »  



Peru   NEW

HELPING WOMEN ESCAPE THE CYCLE OF POVERTY
Raise women's understanding of their rights and enable them to get better paying jobs, thereby protecting them and their children from physical and sexual abuse. »



Sri Lanka  NEW

ENHANCING THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS OF VULNERABLE WOMEN
Promote enhanced entrepreneurship skills, provide financial and material support for start-up enterprises, improve living standards, and strengthen the self confidence of approximately 60 vulnerable women. » 


Sudan   NEW

HELPING FARMERS IN DARFUR AFFECTED BY CONFLICT & DROUGHT
Address critical food insecurity with training and supplies for improved farming techniques. » 

U.S. Detroit, MI

PROMOTING A FOOD SOVEREIGN CITY
Provide aid so that 500 new families start a garden. Introduce opportunities to sell produce . »

 


U.S. Easton, PA   NEW

FOOD DISTRIBUTION TO LOW-IINCOME FAMILIES
Provide produce to 800 low-income residents, 600 of them women . »


U.S. New York, NY   NEW

COMMUNAL MEALS FOR VULNERABLE NEW YORKERS
Provide meals and other services to the homeless, to survivors of domestic violence, to new immigrants, young vets, LBGTQ persons, and other vulnerable New Yorkers. »

 


Vietnam

EXPANDING HOUSEHOLD FOOD PRODUCTION
Train mulit-generational families to increase year-round food production improving nutrition. »

Vietnam

IMPROVING THE APPLICATION OF THE SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION
Help farmers to find solutions to the problems they have found in adopting SRI. »

Vietnam

MEALS FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS IN TAM BINH HOSPITAL
Help to provide 500 vegetarian meals daily to hospital patients, total 182,000 meals per year. »

Vietnam

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR POOR CHILDREN in TAM BINH & CAM DUONG DISTRICTS
Help with fees, uniforms, books, and healthcare for over 400 K-12 students. »

Our Projects

BGR projects are designed to provide direct food aid to people afflicted by hunger and malnutrition, to promote ecologically sustainable agriculture, to support the education of girls and women, and to give women an opportunity to start right livelihood projects to support their families. This is a selection of our newest projects. To see all our projects, please click here.


Bangladesh NEW

VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR MARRIED ADOLESCENT GIRLS
Help fund vocational training for 200 married adolescent girls so they can pursue alternative opportunities and shape their own futures. »


Brazil  NEW

SUPPORTING TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES AMONG GUARANI WOMEN
Support women from the indigenous Guarani Mbya community in promoting and applying traditional agricultural practices in five villages in São Paulo. »


Cambodia NEW

MONITORING THE WELFARE OF PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN PRISON
Provide food and hygiene materials for women and infants living in 18 Cambodian prisons, plagued by squalid conditions. »


Cameroon   NEW

EDUCATION OF ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN - COMPUTER LITERACY
Provide 120 children in need with school furniture, literacy materials, and computers. » »


Haiti

FOOD PROGRAM FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN
Provide two meals a day, five days a week, to approximately 100 children and 40 adults. » 


India   NEW

EDUCATION AND FOOD AID FOR CHILDREN IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH
Help in providing three healthy meals a day, seven days a week, to 240 students. » 


Malawi and Kenya

TRAINING FARMERS IN CLIMATE RESISTANT AGRICULTURE METHODS
Training in biointensive climate-resilient farming to increase food production for 450 farmers, of whom 300 are women. » 


Peru   NEW

HELPING GIRLS IMPROVE THEIR NUTRITION, WELL-BEING, AND SCHOOLING
Improve the physical and emotional well-being of 30 young women by funding school supplies and providing workshops on the importance of education, hygiene, and a healthy diet. »


Sri Lanka  NEW

LIVELIHOOD TRAINING FOR DISABLED PEOPLE
Provide vocational training and work opportunities for 60 disabled people in the Anuradhabura district. » 



Sudan

INCREASING HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY IN SOUTH DARFUR
Provide agricultural training and supplies to an estimated 3,000 individuals, increasing food production by 30 percent. »

 

Uganda NEW

PEACE SCHOOL
Provide assistance to 12 students to attend school. »

U.S. Easton, Pennsylvania

EASTON URBAN FARM
Provide 6,000 pounds of locally grown produce to 800 low-income residents, 600 of them women. Build community through programs including free monthly workshops on urban farming topics. »