Ministry Support Center Construction

Many months of prayers, discussions over blueprints, and cost analysis were brought to fruition in September of 2015 when the groundbreaking ceremony was held at the SCV for the Ministry Support Center (MSC). The MSC is the newest construction being done in TZ and will be a gathering place for the countless people who STEMM

STEMM Auction – October 27, 2016

The Annual STEMM “A Night of Hope” Auction will be October 27, 2016 at Bev’s on the River in Sioux City, IA. The event will feature a silent and live auction with amazing items! Stay tuned for more details. Questions? Contact 712-251-5807.

Words of Reflection from a recent STEMM Trip

Dave recently traveled to Tanzania with 12 students and Professor Robbin Eppinga from Dordt College in Sioux Center; and 4 students from Briar Cliff College in Sioux City. This is the 3rd year that he has begun his year in Tanzania with amazing young people. One of the biggest blessings in the STEMM ministry is

Ministry Updates – December 2015

Dear Friend of STEMM, As this year draws to a close I would like to tell you about some of the highlights of the past year as well as some of what we anticipate for the coming year and I would like to invite you to continue supporting STEMM First of all, thank you for

Updates from our Tanzania Country Directors

As we have just passed the time where most of you celebrated Thanksgiving, let us start by saying you are all at the top of our list, as it is your prayers and gifts that get us through each day. We are so grateful for the privilege to live and learn in a foreign culture.

Auction 2015 – A Grateful Thank you!

The 2015 “Night of Hope” Auction is over,  except for one very important thing!    All of us at STEMM want to give a very sincere thank you to all of those who supported the ministry so generously through this year’s auction.   This year’s proceeds came in just slightly lower than last year’s record-breaking profit,  and

Latest update from Tanzania

My, oh my, has it really been this long since we have communicated with you? It looks like the whole summer is gone. (Except it is summer all the time here!) So where do we start? I think that the last time that we talked with you it was back in June. Sue left for

Thank you NW Iowa!

A humble and heartfelt “thank you” to all of our friends and supporters who joined us at our NW IA Banquet on Monday, July 20 at Dordt College.    Almost 150 people were in attendance as Executive Director Dave Heilman and Board President Dr. Steve Meyer shared the ministry of STEMM and gave thanks for what

3 new boys added to the STEMM Family

Today we added 3 new boys to the STEMM family.  We have been waiting for the paper work to be completed so that we could bring our 3 boys home.  Amani, Francis and Jerry are all three-years-old.  They have been at the Cradle of Love which is licensed to house children until they are 2-years-old. 

STEMM May 2015 Trip to Tanzania

It is hard to believe in a week we will be in the air on our way to Tanzania!   Plans are nearing completion for the upcoming trip to Tanzania, May 13 – 28, 2015. At the office,  we are working hard to make sure we are taking care of all the details that need to be done