On Mission with BGR

Greetings! Thanks for visiting. These are photos stories, and films from our recent trip to East and South Africa. You can see some of the filmmaking projects we’ve done with Baptist Global Response here. Baptist Global Response’s Bucket page can be found here.

Simple Truths behind the Hospice Buckets

Simple Truths behind the Hospice Buckets from BGR on Vimeo.

Bheki, a bi-vocational pastor and one of our BGR Bucket Partners, loves the Lord and His word and he cares deeply for those who are struggling with the effects of disease and especially HIV/AIDS. Here he explains how these "Buckets of Love" are helping serve the people of his community.

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Overcoming the Obstacles

BGR's Bucket Project helps partners overcome the obstacles of reaching people in remote areas with a message of hope.
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Finding Hope in the Hills

A young woman is helped by a bucket, and encouraged by a follow up visit.
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Renewed Hope

A newly diagnosed Mother learns she’s not alone.
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Caring for the Caregivers

Hospice buckets provide so much more than the simple personal care items inside. Take a look and see what else comes along with every bucket we pack!

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You are Faithful

With the help of Baptist Global Response’s Hospice Bucket program, BGR partners are reaching the hopeless people of Sub Saharan Africa with a message of hope, delivered in a bucket. This montage takes you on a journey to see and hear what its like to the people receiving buckets on the other side.

You are Faithful from BGR on Vimeo.

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Delivering Rose

With the help of Baptist Global Response’s Hospice Bucket program, Community Leaders and Home Health workers James and Eunice partner together with Rose, an HIV-positive woman and AIDs awareness instructor, to encourage and minister to the newly diagnosed members of their community and surrounding towns. This is the first of a series of projects produced for BGR to help tell the stories of how the Hospice Buckets are helping bring hope in sub-Saharan Africa.

Delivering Rose from BGR on Vimeo.

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blooming in Africa

Despite a long period of drought, flowers are everywhere in this part of Africa right now. It’s the season for the winter rains and things once scorched and left thirsting beneath the punishing sun of summer are now relaxing and unfolding under the gentle encouragement of the slightest bits of water.

blooming in AfricaIt doesn’t take much. Just a little bit can bring out the green in anything and the flowers can not resist the urge to seize the moment and burst into bloom while they have the chance.

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Reaching Turkana refugees in Maralal, Kenya

IMG_4838Rose is a Turkana woman living in Maralal, Kenya and was diagnosed with HIV/Aids and received a BGR Hospice bucket from BGR Partners in Maralal. The vitiamins with HIV medication helped improve her health and she now passionately educates people about HIV prevention as well as living with HIV/Aids in her community. We spent much of the day talking to Rose, and then following her around to talk to other HIV positive people who also have received buckets. She loves encouraging other people! This is one of the exciting stories of hope that we are currently working on in Kenya.

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Finding Hope in Samburu, Kenya

After an 8 hour drive from Nairobi to Samburu Kenya, we settled in rested, and Sunday morning went out to witness a baptism, and visit several HIV/Aids patients who recently received Buckets from BGR. They shared how the contents had helped their situations, and also learned from their caregivers what a big help it had been. These people had such strong hopeful smiles, even in the face of death. Please visit http://gobgr.org for more information on how you can get involved with the bucket project!

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