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True Evangelism Always Requires Sacrifice

T.E.A.R.S at a Glance

True Evangelism Always Requires Sacrifice

To actively demonstrate God’s love by meeting the spiritual and natural needs of area communities affected by the detrimental effects of extreme poverty including juvenile delinquency, lack of education, health problems, teenage pregnancy and substance abuse issues.

What We Do

TEARS was founded by Rod and Twila Davis and is a faith-based not for profit based in La Vega, Dominican Republic. TEARS provides free elementary and high school education to children who would not otherwise have the educational opportunity, operates a water treatment plant, a Health and Wellness Center, Aquaponics Fish Farming, business training and grants, support services for parents, a soccer mentorship program, plants churches, and operates other support programs for the community.


Thank you for your donation. Your financial help allows TEARS to continue to meet the spiritual and natural needs in La Vega and the surrounding communities. Unless your gift is earmarked to support a TEARS missionary, over 90% of your gift will go directly to funding TEARS programs.

And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.

Luke 14:23

Contact T.E.A.R.S

3614 NE 50th Ave. Portland, OR 97213


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