1. CLEAN WATER
Water is so essential for everyone’s sustainable quality of life.
No living being can survive without it. There is a direct link between poverty and lack of water.
46 percent of Dominican rising 9th graders will not be able to continue their education and obtain their high school diploma. The fight against poverty is not won through charity, but is won by providing education and working together for change. Education allows us to give hope to children, young and adults to make a better life for generations to come.
3. CHURCH PLANTING
BGA works with local churches to plant in unreached areas.
4. HEALTH CARE
89 percent of people in our communities do not have any type of basic healthcare coverage. Of the 11 percent who do, the copay necessary prohibits them from seeing qualified physicians.
5. MICRO ENTERPRISE
The majority of people in the impoverished communities near BGA property ask for ways to find employment. For lack of education and other skills, there are no opportunities for basic jobs. Others are driven to start a small business for themselves, but have do not capital to do so. Through our collaboration with other ministries, we can assess candidates who to see if they are eligible for small loans to start small businesses to improve lives for themselves and lift their communities from current conditions of poverty.
6. WOMEN'S MINISTRY AND EMPOWERMENT
Women are the heartbeat of the health of the community. Pouring into them and growing them spiritually strenthens families facing challenges.
7. SPORTS MINISTRY
Baseball is the most played sport in Dominican Republic followed by basketball, which has gained popularity. Almost all Dominican kids love to play baseball and they don't have equipment to properly enjoy the sport and display their natural talents. We use sports as a vehicle to share the gospel, glorifying God and drawing them to Him.
BGA is in the midst of planning construction projects for the property at Fuente de Vida. We work with our community champions to support some needs within the community.
9. CHILDREN PROGRAMS
Jesus said to “let the little children come to Me, and do not hinder them! For the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Begin to educate them, sharing Christ, loving them from a younger age. Walk alongside them to prepare them for life and give them encouragement and hope.
10. COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS
Young men and women, leaders who care about their communities, are advocates for what is going on there. They help implement the BGA programs.
11. ORPHAN CARE
BGA hopes to have homes with dad and mom to care for abandoned little boys and girls. 1 in 5 kids is orphaned through abandonment, parent not able to care for him/her or death of immediate caregiver. In the meantime, BGA collaborates with local orphanages around the city of Santo Domingo.
12. CHURCH AND LEADER DEVELOPMENT
We bring lay leaders together for training and understanding of their responsibilities in the communities they live and lead.
Seminars and discussions allow leaders to focus and put their minds together on how to better their communities.
Training for church leaders to provide continuing education, tools they need in serving their local churches.