Long-Cherished Dreams Coming True

We are so excited to share a story from one of our community member participants at the Women’s Social Work Site in Guatemala. Here’s what she had to say: The opportunity to learn sewing came my way through a pastor, who herself was a skilled seamstress. She introduced...

A Home Stay Like No Other

Each year, one of our Global Bridge students’ favorite activities is home stays. In each semester, students stay with local families for 2 two-week rotations. By the end of the year, they have had the opportunity to stay with 4 families, spending a total of almost 8 weeks...

Seeing Believers on Mission

One of the passions that we have at Students International is to see the body of believers on mission, united together and working for the common good of our neighbor and our city. In many parts of North America and around the world, it is tempting for pastors,...

From First Grade to College

The Tutoring Center started in Costa Rica about 15 years ago, this means we have the privilege of harvesting the fruits of what was planted many years ago. Tania is a beautiful young lady who used to attend the Tutoring Center as a child. Now, she is a...

Humble Hearts Foundation

Meet Madison Ma, a 16-year-old student at Bakersfield Christian High School, located in Bakersfield, California. Her roles extend beyond just being a junior at her school – she’s also a caring older sister and the initiator of a charity named the Humble Hearts Foundation.  During the summer of...

A Journey of Change

Two years ago, our Health Care Site, decided to extend its services to the Buena Vista community. Our main objective was to kickstart a nutrition program tailored for children below 5 years and provide comprehensive health check-ups to the entire community. During one of these consultations, we crossed paths...

Fostering Integrative Programs

An encouraging story from Guatemala. In 2023, we initiated a sports program for girls aged 9 to 15 in El Tablón, backed by Byron Parada’s wife, Dulce. This was a significant move, breaking cultural norms deeply rooted in machismo. Traditionally, early pregnancies and household responsibilities like cooking, cleaning,...

An Uplifting Story

Eric Kaiser’s story is the highlight of this week’s email. Hailing from Plains, TX, he shares a story that’s sure to captivate you. His experience is a testament to the power of our AMAZING God!   “I’ve participated in outreaches with Students International many times. Each time God...

History in Ministry

Isabel first heard of the Students International ministry through the father of her children, who worked at the old Jarabacoa base. When the current base property was bought, he and his family were asked to move in and watch over the property. “One night turned into a week,...

Looking Back

Our Global Bridge students recently finished a successful semester of learning, serving, and growing alongside our staff and communities in Santiago. The time seemed to fly by in the midst of working in ministry sites, studying college courses and Spanish, building community, and adventuring around the Dominican Republic....