Santiago

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...

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!...

Walls Can't Keep our God Out

Today our story comes from a woman who, over the past three decades, has watched her community transform through the Students International ministry. Aurelia was first introduced to the Students International ministry when a friend invited her to accompany her to Jarabacoa’s medical site, telling her she would...

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...

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...

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...

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!

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...

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...

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...