Dominican Republic

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...

We are Called to be Reconcilers

As a follower of Jesus, we are called to be reconcilers. But bringing restoration isn’t an easy assignment in a world that is more and more hostile toward biblical truth. Every day through social media and other entertainment, we are flooded with subtle messages that eat away at...

Building Unity Among Women Through Crafts

Watch the video below and meet Amalfi from the Social Work Site in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Learn how God is at work bringing women from all walks of life together through craft projects and other activities. Women’s lives are being transformed through biblical teaching on self confidence, sexual purity, wise...

Being the Light in El Callejon

Do you ever wonder what you will do with your life? Today’s words of encouragement come from one of the education sites in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. God has designed your life with a purpose. If you are a follower of Jesus and are unsure if you have anything valuable to give, think...

What are you waiting for?

Do you ever wonder what you will do with your life? Today’s words of encouragement come from the baseball site in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. God has designed your life with a purpose. If you are a follower of Jesus and are unsure if you have anything valuable to give, think again....

Here to Help

Watch this video to meet Yocasta, our new Education Site leader in Santiago, DR! It all started back in Jarabacoa when the need she saw on the kids around her overwhelmed her and made her start the Mata Gorda Preschool. Now, the Lord brings her back to the...

Actively Waiting

Today’s words of encouragement come from Jarabacoa in the Dominican Republic. What comes to mind when you think about waiting? Is it long lines at the DMV? Is it sitting in traffic? Maybe it’s waiting for a better job to come along so you can leave that boss...

Vital Resources

Have you experienced first-hand what it’s like to run out of clean water? Learn about Cienfuegos in Santiago, DR: Cienfuegos is a continually expanding community that lacks essential services, specifically water, that must be purchased from trucks for drinking or cooking and, in some cases, for bathing. The function...

Purifying Ministry

Do you ever include in your plans for your day how you are going to get clean water? For many people like those in Los Higos, this is a reality. Watch this short video and meet Delvin from the Appropriate Technology Site at Los Higos, Jarabacoa, DR. Learn...

More than Mangos

We have been working with preschool-age children in the Quinigua (Santiago, DR) community for over three years at our Early Learning site. We prepare these children to enter school with the abilities required by our educational system. However, we try to go further. We pay attention to the...