Latest news

There are a number of ways that you can keep up to date with the work of SIFT. We send out our SIFT Insight mailing three times a year and there is also a monthly prayer and news sheet if you would like to support SIFT in prayer. To join the mailing list for either of these publications, please fill out this form. You can also connect with us on our Facebook page.

Recent issues of the SIFT Insight and other news stories are below.

A vital health service

No two days are ever the same for Dr Sandra and our team of nurses as they provide healthcare for people living on the island of Ometepe. Whether it’s giving consultations, prescribing medicines or helping their patients live healthier lives, they’re always busy. In this edition of the Insight we look at the work of our nursing team, what motivates them and how you can help them to continue providing healthcare to the people of Ometepe. We also say goodbye to two members of SIFT’s team, Colin Weaver and Ali Wilson, and look back at some recent fundraising events.

View the Summer 2019 issue of the SIFT Insight.

The chain of hope

There are so many problems in the world today that it can be easy to feel like we can’t make a difference. By supporting SIFT, however, you are having an impact on the lives of people living thousands of miles away. In this edition of the Insight we look at the vital role your donations play in the lives of three young women in Nicaragua. We also highlight other ways that you can support and promote SIFT’s work.

View the Spring 2019 issue of the SIFT Insight.

Challenges and compassion

This year has seen widespread unrest in Nicaragua, resulting in the deaths of several hundred people. In this issue we look at the ongoing work of SIFT’s team, providing practical help to the people of Nicaragua in spite of these difficult circumtances.

View the Autumn 2018 issue of the SIFT Insight.

Food for body and soul

Food and drink are an essential part of human life. Sadly not everyone has a good diet or access to a healthy way of cooking. In this issue we look at two of SIFT’s projects that aim to meet these basic needs. We also reflect on the SIFT Sunday celebrations and include a letter from SIFT’s new Chair of Trustees, Mark Catley.

View the Summer 2018 issue of the SIFT Insight.

A house giving hope

Valeria Lopez and the team at Casa Rahab provide vital support to young women who have been involved in prostitution in the city of Granada. In this issue we focus on the work of Casa Rahab and the positive effect that it is having in the lives of these young women.

View the Spring 2018 issue of the SIFT Insight.