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Uruguay

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Uruguay immigrants are putting down New Roots

Uruguay has a large immigrant population, and students from the vocational programme at the Biblical Seminary of Uruguay, a partner of SIM, realised many...

Uruguayan seminary equips church leaders despite COVID-19 complications

COVID-19 has generated a need for internet-based classes at the Biblical Seminary of Uruguay like countless other educational institutions. Find out how the...

New Uruguay mission school has vision for world missions

SIM has a commitment to see Uruguay reached for Christ. And through key partnerships with like-minded organisations, a new missionary training school called...

Peru

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Transformed to serve: Peru's prison ministry

While in prison, Laura* became a regular at the English-speaking Bible study for women in Lima, Peru. As a foreigner, she had been lured there by a ‘too good...

Volunteers develop online system to feed thousands

A newly developed website helped a SIM team feed hungry families in their city each week in a deadly COVID-19 hotspot: Peru.

Sprucing up Zoom youth group

Engaging young people in a church setting is difficult during the pandemic, but youth leaders in Latin America have begun to share ideas to make Bible study...

Paraguay

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How will they hear?

In Paraguay, the deaf population is one of the least reached. SIM mission worker Shirley Anne lives in Southern Paraguay and travels to surrounding villages...

Manuel trains Mbya Guaraní children in football

Manuel, a short-term SIM worker in Paraguay from Switzerland, is using his enthusiasm for sport to proclaim the gospel among Mbya Guaraní children.

The Gondeks serve Alto Refugio and Refugio Primavera

Johanna and Christoph had their professional lives mapped out in Germany. God shook up their plans and led them to Paraguay where they now thrive in new roles.

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Exhausted Guatemalan workers receive refreshment during COVID-19

Jason and Mary Brink offer refreshing words and supplies to worn-out workers who are enduring lengthy shifts. Read about their ministry with security...

Launching the project “Let's Mobilise His Church” in Spanish

Mobilisation is not just about sending missionaries, but also about encouraging all the people of God to participate in the mission of God.

A new wave of Latino missionaries

Nearly every Latino candidate I meet wants to work in the unreached places of the world and do some of the hardest work. God is raising up a new wave of...

Ecuador

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A car ride and the gospel

Murray and his co-worker prayed that Maria would be open to hearing about the gospel on their drive. As they drove, the group passed a wall with a bible...

Alvaro sees the truth of Jesus

Alvaro had struggled with alcohol all his life but changed completely after being told about Jesus when he came for new glasses

United for youth ministry as the Body of Christ

God is teaching youth ministry team El Sendero to work together to reach young people as the body of Christ, despite their diverse strategies. Find out how...

Chile

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Bolivia

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Distance alters the Andersons' family and ministry

Ministry and family life take a different shape for the Andersons amidst the COVID-19 crisis, especially since they are separated from their 11-year-old son.

The Quechua connection

A simple Quechua conversation in a hospital led to a couple committing their lives to Jesus. It also led to a resilient friendship at the perfect time.

Light at the end of the tunnel

I took a deep breath and reconsidered my options. The most appealing choice for me would require us to backtrack several miles to the place we took the shot...