DR Vision, Melissa (Szydlowski) and Yeffry Castro


Sharing her life in Christ to the Dominican Republic as the 5th grade English teacher at The Palms Christian School. Teaching English, science and math while demonstrating Jesus’ love, the Gospel, and a Biblical worldview. Melissa is also working in the youth ministry at the church, as well as participating in the translation ministry where needed (helping translate when groups come to visit/serve).


  • Pray for the salvation and growth in Christ for students and their families.
  • Pray for Melissa’s spiritual and physical health, so that she might be able to serve effectively and for the Kingdom!
  • Pray for the school’s accreditation process through ACSI.


San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic