Special Education

You and I are Students International

Children with special needs are some of the most vulnerable in all of society. In many places around the world, they are considered a burden or worse, even less than humans. BUT if you have spent even a few minutes with a special needs student, you have experienced...

Student Growth, Our Growth

Today we get to learn about how our Special Ed site in Guatemala grows and develops as its participants do! The Special Education site has had an incredible history of growth and development of the children with special needs in Magdalena and some surrounding communities. Since last year,...

Never Alone

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 Maribel Mondragon, Special Education site leader in Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic. More than 70%...

God's Provision

Today's story comes from Gaby Escobar, serving in Guatemala at our Special Education Site! Working with Special Needs children during this season has been challenging, but we have seen God's provision throughout. One challenge faced by our students and their families has been a lack of food. Many families have lost work due to the pandemic, and we have been blessed to have been able to provide food for our families on three different occasions.

Reckless Love in Jarabacoa

Today we’re hearing a story Daniel Czaplicki, the site leader at our Special Education Site in Jarabacoa. I’ve worked with the children of Centro Especial Genesis for about two years, and during that time God has taught me far more lessons through the children there than I can mention...

Cooking Towards a Better Future

Earlier this month at our Special Education site in Guatemala, we had our first official cooking class with the students! You may be wondering– what’s so exciting about a cooking class? Well, we believe that teaching these skills can have a long-term impact on the community and on...

After a two-week outreach, now what?

During the Outreach Since the moment we drove away from the airport I knew I was going to love Costa Rica. The familiar smells of Latin America filled my senses as I took in all the foreign billboards and stacked architecture. Muddled Spanish was being spoken all around...