BRINGING CHILDREN IN TECATE, MEXICO

THE LIGHT OF LIFE.

SPECIAL PROJECT

TRAINING CENTER PROJECT

We are in need of a dedicated, onsite training center to better prepare the incoming Shining Light staff for effective service. This center will offer Spanish courses and TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) training. This facility will also have the ability to house the course facilitators and incoming staff in training. To bring this vision to life, we need a total of $205,000. Presently we have $50,000 in matching funds available which means we need to raise $155,000 in donations. 

Read more on page 5 of this quarter's newsletter about the training center project!

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FERTILE GROUND
IN THE DESERT

Shining Light Children’s Home (SLCH) is located in Tecate, Mexico, which is just south of San Diego, California. Our goal is to reach out to the vast needs of the children in the Baja California area, a region badly infested with drug trafficking and violence.

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FERTILE GROUND
IN THE DESERT

Shining Light Children’s Home (SLCH) is located in Tecate, Mexico, which is just south of San Diego, California. Our goal is to reach out to the vast needs of the children in the Baja California area, a region badly infested with drug trafficking and violence.

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CHILDREN

Provide food and clothes for a precious child. 

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PODS

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TEACHERS

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STAFF

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SCHOOL

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SPECIAL PROJECTS

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HELP US

CULTIVATE HEARTS AND MINDS

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CHILDREN

Provide food and clothes for a precious child. 

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PODS

Support a group of children and their caretaker. 

Teacher

TEACHERS

Sponsor a teacher to help provide educational resources. 

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STAFF

Help us fund critical staff needs by sponsoring a staff member.

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SCHOOL

Help us supply our school with items needed to teach.

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OUR QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER

"Shining Light is impacting the communities of Tecate, Mexico for Christ and for the future of the families in their communities."

- Lynda May, Title

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OUR BLOG

Building Blessings in 2024

The new year began with a group of volunteers serving at SLCH. About fourteen men participated in a building project to rebuild an older house which was dilapidated and no longer safe for use. It was decided that this home could not be repaired and required a full demo and rebuild. These dedicated volunteers cleared…
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End-of-Year Opportunity and Project Update

The Board of Directors at Shining Light Children’s Home is excited to share that the Staff Training Center Project is underway. We started the process of raising funds to purchase land and build a much-needed, onsite training facility to better equip our staff members. The training center will be used to adequately train and prepare…
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First Anniversary and Lessons Learned

By Erin Martin Today marks my first anniversary at Shining Light Children’s Home. As I reflect on this past year, I am reminded of the many lessons I’ve learned. God ALWAYS comes through. On the hard days when it was difficult to get up, and I felt like I could not keep going, I learned…
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Outreach in Cardboard Town

Being the hands and feet of Christ, the youth at SLCH take one Sunday each month to evangelize and share the gospel in our surrounding communities. This month, we visited and ministered to the families in Cardboard Town. This area is inhabited by many of the poorest and most needy people in Mexico. The name…
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Experience of a Lifetime

By Susana Ferh Before coming to work at Shining Light, I dreamed of working in an orphanage or children’s home. I desired to show love to children and imagined what it would be like, but I didn’t have any experience with homeless children or teenagers.  I had previously worked with first graders, in addition to…
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A Bountiful Harvest

We are very thankful for the bountiful harvest that God is giving us this year. While the majority of the garden has been planted in corn, we also have cucumbers, green tomatoes (for salsas), red tomatoes, beans, and melons planted. Many vegetables are enjoyed fresh from the garden while the surplus is prepared and frozen…
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