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 offering five classes in areas like Beauty, Cooking, and Event Decorating. We had 54 women attend the classes on-site.
In May, 17 women graduated two courses, 12 women in Event Decorating and five in Hair Cutting. We were able to see the hand of God in each of the women’s lives as they attended the courses.
One woman in the Decorating Course shared her testimony. She told us that she did not like attending church, however with each class, devotionals, and new relationships, she began to have faith and attend church, and now she wants her family to attend church and accept Christ. In addition, she wants her two daughters to grow in the gospel and follow Christ.
For Mother’s Day, we hosted a fair to show what the women in all the classes have been learning. We invited people from the community to see what courses SI offers through the Social Work Site. The women from the Cooking Course made beautiful cakes to sell; the women from the Decorating Course made the decorations for the fair; the women in the Beauty Course offered haircuts and makeovers.
After the fair, we celebrated the mothers who attend the courses at the site. Seth, the director of SI Nicaragua, shared a devotional, and Lastman, the head of pastoral care, was in charge of the games. We shared a meal, and one woman’s son sang a beautiful song for the women. Everyone enjoyed the activities, and it was good for all of the women in the different courses to spend time with each other.
We are grateful for God’s provision and the blessings we have received for the site.
Please pray for the women to come to know Christ and their families’ needs to be met. Also, please pray for the site leaders, Elizabeth and Angela, to stay focused on God’s plan for the ministry and that He would open the doors for a new course in a new community.
Thanks to your support, sites like our Women’s Social Work site in Nicaragua are able to continue ministering to the communities we love.