A helping hand builds relationships


Today’s story comes from our Health Care Site Staff in Santiago, April, Brenda, and Jhanna, who continue building relationships with those in need. “Thank you. It truly was the Lord that brought us together. I needed this.” These were the sincere words a woman that lives alone in Quinigua said to us as we handed her a food basket…

Double Blessings in Nicaragua


Covid-19 has taken longer to get to Nicaragua, but it is finally here. Factual information is hard to come by here, so we have taken measures to help educate those that we work with…

Times of Trial and Change


As quarantine was about to start, Noemi, one of the girls in our Women’s Sports Site, began opening up her heart and shared some struggles going on at home. Noemi is a bright, 16-year-old, who applies herself both academically and on the volleyball court…

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…

Five Loaves and Two Fish


Today we’re hearing from Lily Azofeifa, co-leader at the Tutoring Center in Costa Rica. We’re staying connected with kids and parents via WhatsApp and through phone calls. As the local school district looks to adapt to the crisis, they’ve been sending homework packets via messages and emails so that the kids can print off their school work. Most of the families we work with don’t have a computer at home, let alone a printer…

A Celebration in Heaven!


One of the goals for the health care site in Nicaragua is to have a devotional time with the community members who visit the clinic. Each day looks different, but they often read the bible and pray together. Today we want to share an incredible story that happened at one of these devotional times a few months ago with three…

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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 in one short update.  Of these, a recent experience with two of…

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A Birthday Celebration in Costa Rica


This week we’re sharing a story out of one of our ministry sites in Costa Rica. Jessie Rybaczyk leads our women’s health and fitness site in the community of Los Guidos. She hosts boot-camp style workouts, teaches on nutrition, and leads weekly Bible studies.  Since starting the women’s health and fitness site in Costa Rica in September of 2018, I’ve seen a…

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Celebrating One Year at the Medical Site in Quinigua


Today we’re hearing a story from April Ether, a heath care site leader in Santiago. Yesterday, our newest medical site in Santiago celebrated its first anniversary. In the first nine months of operation, we served over 1,200 patients! As we rejoice in all that the Lord has done with us and for the community, we’re reflecting on specific moments in which we…

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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 the lives of the students. The heart behind having a cooking class…

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