Education

On-Track for Academic Success

As the pandemic continues and countries begin to open back up, our work in each base is looking different every week. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from our Tutoring Center in Costa Rica! COVID-19...

Wisdom, Willingness, and Love

Today's story comes from Santiago, Dominican Republic! Our Education Site leader, Sheila, writes about the strides that the site has made during the pandemic. She also shares how they have adjusted their operations to fit the current circumstances best and how God is continuing to change lives and provide.

Eben-ezer!

The current pandemic has caused a lot of reflection for all of us. Today we take a look back at our Education Site. Over the past six and a half years, the Education Site has faced multiple challenges. There was a lack of materials to prepare for classes, like desks and blackboards, no real classroom space to meet, nor access to restrooms. In addition to that, Nicaragua faced a challenging political situation in 2018 that forced us to close down and serve in other countries.

Five Loaves and Two Fish

Today we're hearing from Lily Azofeifa, co-leader at the Tutoring Center in Costa Rica. We're staying connected with kids and parents via WhatsApp and through phone calls. As the local school district looks to adapt to the crisis, they've been sending homework packets via messages and emails so that the kids can print off their school work. Most of the families we work with don’t have a computer at home, let alone a printer...

Education Site in Nicaragua

All kids should have the opportunity to learn and study at school, and our staff members Elianor Navarrete and Javiera Tellez​ in SI Nicaragua​ help make this happen in some of the poor communities around Masaya. These two run our Education site there, the #ministrysitemonday we are looking...

#MinistrySiteMonday: Los Higos Education

“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” –William Butler Yeats   It is a privilege for SI to witness and be a part of the rural community of Los Higos near Jarabacoa in Dominican Republic. The people of this community have...

Hope in the Dust

There are places in this world and in our lives that appear dark – where hope is the last thing we would expect to spring out of them. I’m learning more and more that the character of God is just that – bringing life into the dark and...

Fiji: Sigatoka pre-school

Please pray for God to bring local staff and for guidance concerning future ministry sites and partnerships in Fiji.  Please continue to pray for the nation as it recovers from the flooding. We are working to get the base at Momi Bay ready for summer teams–it is a...