Our Projects 2019-2020

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 opportunities to start right livelihood projects to support their families.


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. »


Bangladesh

SCHOOL LUNCHES FOR GIRLS
Provide food support for 128 girls from kindergarten through sixth grade at Visakha Girls' School in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, a poor area affected by conflict. »


 Bangladesh NEW

FURNITURE FOR A BOYS' DORMITORY
Provide furniture for 80 boys at House of Peace school in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, a poor area affected by conflict. »


 Bangladesh

FURNITURE FOR A NEW CLASSROOM BUILDING
Fund the purchase of much-needed furniture and equipment for a new classroom building at Moanoghar School. »


Bangladesh

FOOD SUPPORT FOR ORPHANS
Provide food supplies for 55 children from destitute families for twelve months at The Orphan's Children's Home in the rural Chittagong Hills region. »


Brazil

HEALTHY VEGETARIAN MEALS FOR A LOW-INCOME REGION OF SÃO PAULO
A communal kitchen promotes good nutrition in a low-income community. »


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. »


Brazil  NEW

VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR WOMEN IN SÃO PAULO
Support training for 120 women in Campo Grande to learn sewing or elder care skills. »


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. »



Cambodia

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


Cambodia

RICE-SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR GIRLS
Keep girls and young women in school by feeding over 100 female students and their families. »


Cambodia

CATALYST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR YOUNG WOMEN
Provide university scholarships and related assistance for young women in need. » 


Cambodia

SOCIOECONOMIC WELL-BEING FOR VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES
Engage farmers in rice intensification program, cash crop cultivation, and related programs to ensure food security and improve living conditions in thirteen villages. » 


Cameroon   NEW

VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR SINGLE MOTHERS AND MARGINALIZED WOMEN
Provide space to train disadvantaged single mothers and marginalized women. »


Cameroon   NEW

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


Côte d’Ivoire

IMPROVING NUTRITION AMONG CHILDREN IN KORHOGO DISTRICT
Improve nutrition for pregnant women, infants, and children. » 


Haiti

MEALS FOR HUNGRY SCHOOLCHILDREN IN JACMEL
Provide at least one nutritious, filling meal per day, six days a week, for 35 students. » 


Haiti

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


 Haiti

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


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. » 


India   NEW

FOOD AID FOR THE MAHABODHI MAITRI CHILDREN'S HOME
Provide nutritious meals, three times a day, for 208 people, including 157 children, plus elderly people, monks, and staff. »

 

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

SUPPORTING SMALLHOLDER WOMEN FARMERS IN UTTAR PRADESH
Improve resilience and income for smallholder farmers, especially women. »


India  NEW

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH IN RAJASTHAN
Provide training to 30 health workers for immunization and establishing improved hygiene and health practices. »


Jamaica and Haiti 

MEALS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
Provide 36,000 breakfast meals to 900 children, ages 5 to 10, at five schools in Jamaica and five in Haiti. »



Kenya

WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM
Train poor smallholder women farmers in methods of environmentally sustainable cultivation. »


Kenya

IMPROVING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH AND NUTRITION
Support proven programs to improve nutrition among malnourished mothers, infants, and children. »  


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. » 


Mongolia  

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


Myanmar (Burma)

MEDICS' CHILDREN EDUCATION PROJECT 
Support education for 50 children of backpack medics serving isolated ethnic villages and internally displaced people camps. »


Nicaragua

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


Peru

ADDRESSING MALNUTRITION IN CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Train families in food cultivation, preparation, processing and preservation, and provide materials for simple greenhouses. »


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. Detroit, Michigan

CREATING A FOOD SOVEREIGN CITY
Provide seeds, transplants,and resources to support approximately 5,000 residents in growing their own food gardens and securing access to low-cost, fresh vegetables. »


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. »


U.S. New York, New York

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


Vietnam

CONNECTING URBAN CONSUMERS WITH SMALLHOLDER SRI RICE PRODUCERS
Improve farmers' income by connecting them with expanded markets of potential customers, and educating urban customers about health benefits of organically grown rice. »


Vietnam

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


Vietnam

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR POOR CHILDREN IN TAM BINH AND CAM DUONG DISTRICTS
Help with fees, uniforms, books, and health care 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. »