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Dominican Republic (Santiago)

Thank you sincerely for your generosity to the ministry of S.I. Dominican Republic! Your donations help us meet needs of the communities and people we serve. If your donation is for a specific ministry site: Please deliver it directly to the site leader/s only. Avoid distributing anything in the communities personally. Your site leaders will know how to most wisely use donated resources.


  • Appropriate Technology
    • Prayer Requests:
      • Pray that the people in the community will understand the importance of having clean water to drink in their homes.
      • Pray that Alex will find favor with the people as he begins to work with them and that he will have opportunity to share the gospel with them as he develops relationships.
      • Pray that as the people receive the water filters, that their hearts would be open to receive Jesus in their hearts too.
      • Pray for more financial supporters for Alex.
    • Suggested Donations:
      • Metal Brushes
      • Laptop
    • Site Description:
      • This uses simple forms of technology to help people in poor communities to better their health and save money. We build and sell bio-sand water filters. The filters help to reduce waterborne diseases and thus reduce their need to stay home sick or go see a doctor. We use this tool to help provide opportunities for the poor and also build relationships so that we might share the gospel with them.

  • Early Childhood Development Center — Qunigua
    • Suggested Donations:
      • Illustrated Bibles in Spanish
      • Kid's Multivitamins
      • Play-Doh
      • Colored Pencils
      • 20 Red Polo T-shirts in size 3 and 4
      • Craft Supplies
      • Coloring Books
      • Small Blankets
      • Kitchen Towels
      • Wet Wipes
      • Pool Towels
      • Crayons
      • Small canvases to paint
    • Site Description:
      • The early childhood development center arises to provide the needs of attention and education for children in early ages in the Quinigua community. We work with Dominican and Haitians kids in ages from 3 to 5, and we try to give each one an experience as personalized as possible. As a development center, every day, we focus on working in four areas: - Spiritual: training them in the Word of God and teaching them about the beautiful purpose God has for each one of them. - Physical: due to people's social and economic level in the Quinigua community, we carry out a nutritional program in which we provide a daily healthy and balanced breakfast to each child. - Emotional: showing and teaching them how to name, understand, and manage their emotions and how to respect the emotions and feelings of others. - Academical: last but not least, we teach them and provide the right environment for them to learn the things they to know at their ages, according to the Dominican curriculum.

  • Education — Tutoring and Music Education
    • Suggested Donations:
      • Peanut Butter
      • Pencils 
      • Colored Pencils 
      • Markers 
      • Bibles
      • Books 
      • Polo shirts (dark blue) sizes M or 8, 10, 12
      • Colored tissue paper
      • Note Books
      • Card games/ juegos de mesa
      • Puzzles
    • Site Description:
      • The purpose of the Tutoring site is to develop students' literacy and math skills in the program. Children receive Bible instruction through different age-appropriate activities. Our hope is to see a generation that can read, understand, and share God's word with others. Participants can get involved in all the activities we develop: teaching, games and literacy activities, reading stories, making crafts, helping in the projects of the facilities, and visiting the students' families to know their environment.

  • Health Care — Cienfuegos
    • Prayer Requests:
      • Pray for wisdom for Brendaliz and Merary as they continue to bring medical care to this community where it is has not been available before.
      • Pray that they will see clearly how much to charge individuals for the medicines based on what they can afford.
      • Pray for more financial and prayer support for Merary and Brendaliz.
    • Suggested Donations:
      • Sterile gauze (all sizes – 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, etc.)
      • Rolled, stretch gauze
      • Medical tape (paper or fabric only)
      • Latex-free exam gloves
      • Vaseline (petroleum jelly)
      • Small medicine dosing cups
      • Lancets, diabetic test strips, and watch batteries (to go in the monitor) for blood sugar testing
      • Pregnancy tests
      • Medical posters or models in Spanish
      • Small gifts/toys/stickers for the children
      • Pencils/pens (blue and black)
      • Colored Markers
      • Copy Paper
      • Lined Paper
      • Scissors
      • Notebooks
      • Manilla folders
      • Stapler/staples
      • Printer
      • Laptop Computer
      • Snack size Ziplock bags
      • Ensure (powder)
      • Blood pressure cuff
      • Clorox wipes
      • Large bottle of Hand sanitizer
    • Medicines
      • Acetaminophen (Tylenol) – pain medication
      • Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) – pain medication
      • Naproxen (Aleve) – pain medication
      • Aspirin 81 mg
      • Allergy medications (Chlor-Tabs, Aller-Chlor, Claritin, Alegra-D)
      • Children's vitamins – chewable or gummy
      • Adult vitamins
      • Pre-natal and pregnancy vitamins
      • Cough syrup for children (Mucinex, Delsym – guafenesin, dextrometrophan)
      • Chloramphenicol drops for eye infection
      • Calcium with vitamin D
      • Athlete’s foot cream (clotrimazole cream)
      • 2% Ketoconazole Cream (anti-fungal cream)
      • Antibiotic Cream (Neosporin, etc.)
      • Hydrocortisone Cream
    • Pregnancy Club Project
      • Items to help with our pregnancy group: baby wipes, baby powder, baby oil, baby shampoo/soap, newborn clothing (socks, hats, onesies, etc.), newborn bottles, towels, baby blankets, bibs, pacifiers, brush, diapers, plastic bath tub for baby, toys/teething rings, mosquito nets for cribs, bottle cleaner, fingernail clippers for baby.
        ** Please don’t bring sample medications**
    • Site Description:
      • The health care site operates in a clinic that is in the barrio of Cienfuegos. In addition to regularly scheduled medical clinics, the site also helps to educate people on healthcare, nutrition, baby care, personal hygiene, and other health related issues. Students can expect to participate and plan presentations alongside the site leader for the medical clinics. Students will also have many opportunities to experience the Dominican culture through home and community visits.

  • Health Care — Quinigua
    • Prayer Requests:
      • Pray for Jhanna and Christi as they build relationships in the community and spread the word about the new clinic.
      • Pray that relationships will lead to open doors to sharing the love of God with those in the community.
      • Pray for provision of all the needs that come from starting a new clinic.
    • Suggested Donations:
      • - Vitamins (children’s gummy, prenatal, adult)
      • - Children's bibles in Spanish
      • - Sterile gauze 4x4 in
      • - Blood Pressure Cuff
      • - One Touch UltraMini Glucometer
      • - OneTouch Ultra Mini diabetic testing strips
      • - Iron supplements (ferrous sulfate pills)
      • - Folic acid supplements
      • - B-complex vitamins
      • - Plastic gloves (small and medium)
      • - Ultrasound Gell
      • - Lubricating Eyedrops
      • Other Needs for the Clinic:
      • - Bordered guaze (all sizes)
      • - Povidine-iodine swabsticks
      • - Alcohol swabs
      • - Suture placement kits
      • - single-use scalpels
      • - Adult and pediatric nebulizer masks
      • - Silver sulfadiazine cream (Silvadene)
      • - Acetaminophen (Tylenol) liquid and pills
      • - Ibuprofen (Advil) liquid and pills
      • - Naproxen (Aleve) pills
      • - Omeprazole (Prilosec) pills
      • - Esomeprazole (Nexium) pills
      • - Famotidine (Pepcid) pills
      • - anti allergy medications (loratadine, cetirizine)
      • - nasal sprays (saline and Flonase)
      • - Gooseneck exam light, or other adjustable light
      • - Small sharps container
      • - Newborn items (wipes, diapers, onesies, pacifiers, bottles, bottle brushes, newborn blankets, clothes, baby soap/lotion/shampoo, bulb syringe for babies)
      • - Triple antibiotic cream (Neosporin)
      • - small plastic bottles (2oz)
      • - Silicone foam dressings
      • - Hydrocolloid dressings
      • Bigger purchases:
      • microscope and slides
      • speculums for pelvic exams
      • EKG machine
      • Dental instruments
      • autoclave
      • The Quinigua Clinic is raising funds to support the cost of high cost medications for our patients. Please consider donating to our site to support this fund.
    • Site Description:
      • The health care site operates in a clinic that is located in the community of Quinigua. In addition to regularly scheduled medical clinics, the site also helps to educate people on healthcare, nutrition, baby care, personal hygiene, and other health related issues. Students can expect to participate and plan presentations alongside the site leader for the medical clinics. Students will also have many opportunities to experience the Dominican culture through home and community visits.

  • Sports — Men's Baseball La Breña
    • Prayer Requests:
      • Pray for continuing increase in community connections in La Brena
      • Guidance in developing the work/study part of the program and discipleship
      • Growth in relationships w/families of the boys
    • Suggested Donations:
      • Cleats, metal or molded (sizes 5-10)
      • Gloves 10.5-12 inches
      • 5-6 Drop 8 or Drop 10 bats
      • Drop 3 bats (31/28 or 32/29)
    • Site Description:
      • The purpose of this site is to use baseball as a way to develop relationships with young men and boys through which the Gospel can effectively be communicated. Baseball is the first part of the site, with the goal being to walk alongside boys from 8 years old until they're out of school, with discipleship and work/study opportunities available as they go through high school. Devotionals and home visits are staples of the site as well, building deeper connections with the families we're in contact with. Participants will be used to help with the Bible studies and practices, as well as share their own testimony to the boys in the site.

  • Sports — Men's Soccer Qunigua
    • Prayer Requests:
      • Prayer Requests:
      • For the boys that come to the site, for open hearts and spiritual guidance, that they will understand their need for Jesus.
      • Our community in Quinigua, for deeper relationships with the families we interact with are connected to one site or another in Quinigua.
      • Wisdom and guidance as Josue and John continue to develop relationships with the young men and boys, to effectively communicate the Gospel.
    • Suggested Donations:
      • Site Needs:
      • Soccer Balls (size four and five specifically)
      • Kids Soccer Cleats (men's 10s and smaller, specifically between a men's 5 and 9)
      • Pop Up Net (4-6ft in length)
    • Site Description:
      • The purpose of this site is to use sports, particularly soccer, as a way to develop relationships with the young men and boys through which the Gospel can effectively be communicated. Although the site typically concentrates on soccer, it can include others depending on the day of the week and time of the year. Devotionals and home visits contribute to achieving the goal of changing lives. Participants will be used to help with the bible studies and practices, as well as share their own testimony to the boys in the site.

  • Sports — Women's Volleyball
    • Site Description:
      • The purpose of this site is to use sports, particularly volleyball, as a way to develop relationships with young women and girls through which the Gospel can effectively be communicated. Although the site typically concentrates on volleyball, it can include other sports depending on the day of the week and time of the year. Devotionals and home visits contribute to achieving the goal of changing lives. Participants will be used to help with the Bible studies and volleyball practices and share their own testimony to the girls in the site.

  • Women's Social Work
    • Prayer Requests:
      • Pray that as outreach participants come, they will be an encouragement to Amalfi and those she is serving in the community.
      • Pray that Amalfi will continue to find favor with the women and girls that she will be working with in the community so that she will be able to share with and minister to them. Praise God that so far the response has been great!
      • Amalfi is in the process of raising her own support so pray that God would bring people across her path that would be willing to help with that.
    • Suggested Donations:
      • Gifts for Women – small items that would make great gifts
      • Staple Gun and staples
      • Utensils for the Kitchen to cook
      • Markers & colored pencils
      • Manual pencil sharpener
      • Glue sticks
      • Popsicle sticks
      • Construction paper & colored paper
      • Large needles for the young girls to use for sewing
      • Fabric and thread
      • Puff paint
      • Beads
      • Glitter-different colors
      • Foamy shapes and letters
      • Devotional books in Spanish
      • Nail polish, nail accessories, & nail polish remover
      • Face paint
    • Site Description:
      • The social work site in Santiago builds unity among women and teenage girls through home visits, Bible study, craft projects, and various other activities. Most women in the site come because of brokenness, abuse, or neglect in their home. By teaching biblical principles concerning self-confidence, responsibility, sexual purity, wise decision-making, and character development, the women’s lives are transformed. In no other site do we see such radical changes in lives and homes. Participants can expect to be challenged in relating to women and girls of another culture and will be challenged to do so in a very personal manner.

  • Items For Our Kitchen And Base Alberto or Katie
    • Cool aid or Gatorade powder
    • Cordless Drill and Extra Battery
    • Work Gloves
    • Hand Sanitizer
    • Hand Soap
    • Spatulas
    • 1 Laptop
    • Dry Erase Markers
    • Peanut butter
    • Cake Frosting