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Meet Our New Staff Member

We’re thrilled to introduce our new team member, Carolina! From a young age of 17, her passion for missions was evident. She devoted 13 years of her life serving in the vibrant country of Senegal, Africa. Her love for children led her to a fulfilling role as a...

Humble Hearts Foundation

Meet Madison Ma, a 16-year-old student at Bakersfield Christian High School, located in Bakersfield, California. Her roles extend beyond just being a junior at her school – she’s also a caring older sister and the initiator of a charity named the Humble Hearts Foundation.  During the summer of...

Fostering Integrative Programs

An encouraging story from Guatemala. In 2023, we initiated a sports program for girls aged 9 to 15 in El Tablón, backed by Byron Parada’s wife, Dulce. This was a significant move, breaking cultural norms deeply rooted in machismo. Traditionally, early pregnancies and household responsibilities like cooking, cleaning,...

A Health and Fitness Journey Like No Other

Jerry has become a familiar face at our women’s health and fitness site over the last few months. He has been attending our workouts despite the difficulties he faces. Jerry is slowly losing his sight, but he remains committed to his fitness journey and improving his overall health....

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...

A Time to Remember

It is good to stop and remember the wonders that God has done in us through the years, that is why we want to share today about the faithfulness of God in our ministry.  Did you know that since the Education site began, we have seen 8 classes...

Who Knew Playing a Sport Could Mean So Much More?

This week’s encouraging story comes from the sports site in Guatemala. The Sports site works with kids and youth in Magdalena, San Miguel, Buena Vista, and El Tablón. This site incorporates a variety  of recreational activities with the goal of teaching, mentoring and ultimately seeing the lives of young...

God is Moving Through Generations

Today’s encouraging story comes from our sites in Costa Rica. We have known Ana for almost 10 years. She started attending a microfinance group in 2014 and noticed something different about the SI staff people. “When my sister passed away, they [SI staff members Cindy & Diana] came...

Reflecting on what God has Done

This week’s encouraging story comes from KD Warner, one of our interns in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. First, I am not the same person who stepped off that plane into the Dominican Republic three years ago. I began this journey in the fall of 2020 as part of the Global...

God Doesn't Always Work in the Way We Would Expect

In the Boys and Girls Club SI staff member Juan Centeno has dreamed about having a small group of community members that would come to learn woodworking. As we have emerged from the pandemic the dream has become a reality, but it looks a little different than anticipated....