Paula Garcia

Mending Hearts and Lives

Today’s story comes from our Construction Site in Nicaragua! The Construction Site in Nicaragua has been busy the past few months. We have two groups of teenagers who attend that have either dropped out of school or are trying to figure out what they want to do next...

Behind the Scenes

Groups and students visit our bases every day, but we often don’t hear about the people behind the scenes making it all work out. Meet Alberto Herrera, who works at our Santiago, DR base, and learn what working here means to him and the other people who make...

Intricate Patterns

Today’s uplifting story comes from our Women’s Health and Fitness site in Costa Rica, led by Jessica Rybaczyk! Today we want to celebrate and honor one of our ministry site participants. Viviana is 34 years old and has lived in Los Guido, Costa Rica, her entire life and...

Another Path

God has designed your life with purpose. If you are a follower of Jesus and don’t think you have anything valuable to give, think again. God has equipped you with unique gifts and experiences that nobody else has. When you use those talents and gifts for the purpose...

Can We Take a Walk?

The beginning of 2021 looks much different than in previous years. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from Steven Hinkeldey from our Sponsorship Site in Guatemala! Recently, our Jr. and Sr. High boys...

Encouraging Networking

The beginning of 2021 looks much different than in previous years. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today we are hearing from our staff in Nicaragua! This pandemic has caused many of us to re-evaluate...

Perspective

The beginning of 2021 looks much different than in previous years. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today we are hearing from Josue Thelusmond, our Sports Site leader in Santiago, Dominican Republic! Giving the youth...

Proximity

Proximity. It is not a word I have pondered upon. It also doesn’t typically make its way into my everyday vocabulary. If you look up this word in the Oxford dictionary, the definition is somewhat short. It simply says nearness in time, space, or relationships. Recently, I read...

An Opportunity to Pivot

Guatemalan schools have continued to rely on virtual learning into 2021, which has created unique difficulties for the students in our communities, many of which have limited internet and technology access.

Celebrating Milestones

The beginning of 2021 looks much different than in previous years. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today we are celebrating with our Education Site in Nicaragua! Can you believe it? We are celebrating seven...