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 we’ve been leasing for headquarters and where teams stay while on an…

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“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 for children, youth and their families to become involved. Cailah Pritchard and…

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What is the Benefit of an SI Internship? Part 2


In this series, Erin has been corresponding with a couple interns from last summer in SI Dominican Republic. In this article, Anna Williams reflects on what two summers have meant to her during this pivotal time of her life. What was the value of the summer internship/STS program to you, personally? I interned with SI Jarabacoa in 2014 and then…

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What is the Benefit of an SI Internship? Part 1


In the article below Erin had the chance to correspond with Katie Harlander, who finished an internship with a Social Work site in the D.R. in the summer of 2015. Did your work this summer help clarify your future steps in your vocation? In the light of missions, this summer definitely showed me what a love I have for other…

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