Jarabacoa

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,...

A Busy Month for Global Bridge

Global Bridge students have been busy the past month. They finished up homestays for the semester and then went straight into helping our staff host 2 short-term teams. With the addition of schoolwork, practicing their Spanish, and going on a camping excursion, it’s been a whirlwind of activity!...

God Found Me

This week’s story comes from Ramona Quezada, a woman who, while living amidst many struggles, stumbled upon the women’s social work and microfinance sites in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. There she found refuge, discovered God’s Word, and was delivered into the joyful and peaceful life God had waiting for...

Babies + Mamas Program

Today’s story of encouragement comes from the Medical Site in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. Watch the video below to learn how God is using the passions of nurse Katie in the Babies and Mamas program to equip young moms of the DR. Thank God for this program! It is creating...

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...

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....

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...

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...