Dominican Republic

You and I are Students International

Children with special needs are some of the most vulnerable in all of society. In many places around the world, they are considered a burden or worse, even less than humans. BUT if you have spent even a few minutes with a special needs student, you have experienced...

Real people, long-term impact

Read today’s newsletter from Eric Miller in Jarabacoa, DR, and discover how real people are making a long-term impact in Jarabacoa, with SI. Aren’t short-term mission trips a big waste of money? Don’t people go on international mission trips so they can “serve the Lord” and take a...

Pictures that Change Lives

Watch the video below and meet Clemente from the Media Site at Cienfuegos, Santiago, DR. Learn how through taking pictures and making videos, God is at work. If you want to be part of what is happening in Santiago, visit our website or make a gift today!

Discover a Calling that Transforms Lives

Thanks to your support, ministries like these were able to survive The Year With No Teams. We are now going through summer with almost no teams. The summer is not over yet, and our ministries need your support. Today, learn about what is happening in Jarabacoa thanks to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...