• 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

pdf Annual Report 2013 Popular

260 downloads

report2013As you read through this annual report we really do hope that you are encouraged by the work Banzaid is doing. Banzaid exists to restore life and to transform communities – although there are always challenges and obstacles to overcome, I believe we are fulfilling this mission. REAL people are having their lives transformed through these projects – real people, not statistics or faceless numbers – and this is surely cause for celebration!

In Bangladesh, Banzaid’s local partner is Baptist Aid-BBCF . Baptist Aid is the aid and development department for the Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship (BBCF), who are a national organisation of Baptist Churches. In February Banzaid manager, Paul Thompson, visited Bangladesh for the Centenary celebrations of the BBCF. The Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship Centenary Celebrations began on Ekushey February this year. The United Nations have named the 21st of February International Mother...
In January I spent the week in Malaysia, at meetings of the Asia Pacific Baptist Federation. The APBF represents 60 different Baptist groups in 22 countries with over 33,000 local churches. The conference was a meeting of three subcommittees within APBF – Theology, Mission and Development. I was there for the development meetings, but I admit I snuck into some of the others to see what they were doing! The APBF region covers a huge area stretching from Korea, Japan and China across to India,...