Beyond Medicine

Have you heard about Operation Rebuild SI? We’re grateful for counting on people like you! Today, we want to share with you why we need your help: We had almost no teams last year, and this summer, 75% of our teams –over 900 students– had to cancel their missions...

Pushing through Adversity

Today’s story comes from our Tutoring Center in Costa Rica! Our tutoring center, led by Lily Azofeifa, aims to break the chains of poverty through education. We provide a safe, Christ-centered learning environment for the children in Los Guido de Desamparados. Los Guido is a community weighed down...

Over an Empty Field

Today’s story comes from our Education Site in Los Higos, Jarabacoa, DR! Over seven years ago, Hector Rosario stood in his community of Los Higos and looked out over an empty field filled with trash. As he stood there, God gave him a dream. Hector no longer saw...

Space for Growth

Today’s story comes from our Appropriate Technology Site in Guatemala! Every year, we ask our site leaders to look for ways to adapt their sites to the challenges we see in the communities. Over the past year, we have seen many more students choose to drop out of...

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...