Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Healing

The Physical Therapy site in Nicaragua started an incredible new project. This is a new way to enter into the lives of patients while getting to know them on a more personal level and share the gospel with them. The new aquatic therapy class is helping the PT...

Called to Carry One Another's Burdens

This week’s story of encouragement comes from the Girls Club site in Guatemala. The Girls Club site was created with the intention of seeing girls come together to learn about Jesus and  build a community where they feel safe and accepted. Each girl walks through the site’s doors...

Babies + Mamas Program

Today’s story of encouragement comes from the Medical Site in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. Watch the video below to learn how God is using the passions of nurse Katie in the Babies and Mamas program to equip young moms of the DR. Thank God for this program! It is creating...

God is Good Even in the Midst of a Disaster

There is massive flooding happening in Costa Rica right now. Desamparados has experienced more rain recently than they have in the last several years. Some say more than the last 100 years! This has caused flooding and damage around the area and has affected many of the participants in Ministry Sites....

A Life Well Lived

This has been a difficult week for the Students International family. Tuesday our dear friend, brother, and long-time staff member Fernando Saravia passed away. Fernando served with SI Guatemala for over 25 years. He served with excellence as a site leader, part of the leadership team, as the...

Soccer is Changing One Life at a Time

Today’s story of encouragement comes from the Sports Site in Guatemala. In the community of El Tablón is a 9 year old boy named Dario Lobos Ramos. Dario comes from a LARGE family. When I say large, I mean he has 8 siblings! He is the second to youngest child...

A Program Like No Other

This week’s encouraging story comes from Lindsay Stoltzfus, a student that has spent the last two years in the Global Bridge Program and then decided to continue her time with SI by becoming summer staff. “I entered the Global Bridge program in the fall of 2020, and looking back...

Changing One Generation at a Time

In 2009, the Costa Rica Boys and Girls Club site began. It had a different name and location back then, but the mission and vision has remained the same… “a safe place for people to come learn about God, each other and themselves.” The Costa Rican Staff has had the...

A Second Chance

Let’s praise the Lord for life transformation! Although most of the education site ministry focuses on working with kids, there are opportunities to reach the students’ parents as well. This is done  through home visits and different outreach activities that are done during the year. The education site has...

A Humble Carpenter

Today’s story of encouragement comes from the Trade School Site in Guatemala. At the beginning of the year, a young volunteer firefighter named Diego decided he wanted to take a step in furthering his education and do something that he loves. On his days off from firefighting, he...