Social Work

Christ's Strength, Our Strength

Read the story below about Rosalina and how the Women’s Social Work Site in Guatemala has given her the tools to learn that she can do anything she sets her mind to and how valuable she is. We want to share about the Woman’s Social Work Site and...

A Woman Empowering Women

Heydi Vargas leads our Women’s Microfinance site in Costa Rica. Heydi has been on staff for two years and has cultivated a community of women that seek after the Lord’s heart while sharing each other’s burdens. Communities like San Miguel and Los Guido suffer from cycles of abuse,...

Building Relationships through Social Work

As you have been hearing from us about Operation Rebuild SI and why we need your help, we want to keep you updated with how our sites are doing. Today, we invite you to read about our Women’s Social Work Site in Nicaragua: We started the year by...

Can We Take a Walk?

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’s story comes from Steven Hinkeldey from our Sponsorship Site in Guatemala! Recently, our Jr. and Sr. High boys...

Providing a Safe Space

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 Amalfi Toribio, our Women’s Social Work site leader in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Providing...

Refuge and Strength

During this time of staying home due to the pandemic situation, our Women's Social Work Site has had the opportunity of ministering women through phone Bible Studies. God has been good, and we have witnessed how faith has grown in women's hearts and have enjoyed answers to their prayers.

Virtual Connections in Costa Rica

This combo of sites (Boys and Girls Club, Women’s Health & Fitness, and Community and Environmental Health) has been so fun! Via Facebook Live, after sharing bible verses every Wednesday and Friday, we do a warmup, a full-body exercise routine, and then a cool down....

Spreading the Good Word through Technology

We've been particularly encouraged by how Steven and Raquel, our Sponsorship Site leaders, have made it possible to connect with their students over Zoom. Their weekly clubs and meetings have shifted to group video chats and phone calls instead of the traditional in-person meetings. Last week, Raquel received a text from a student asking for help in how to accept Jesus as her Lord and Savior...

Getting Things Rolling in Santiago, DR

For a little over two years we have been building relationships, ministries, and strategic community growth in the poor urban area of Santiago called “Cien Fuegos.” There are ministry sites in Cien Fuegos operating year-round: Appropriate Technology, Social Work, Sports, and Health Care. We also have a ministry base...

"La Casa Verde," our Social Services Ministry in Costa Rica

This week for #MinistrySiteMonday get to know the Social Services site in SI-Costa Rica. This site is located in Las Fuentes, a small community made up of mostly Nicaraguan immigrant families. This is a multi-faceted ministry that has partnered with a local church and community center to offer a variety of activities...