BRINGING CHILDREN IN TECATE, MEXICO

THE LIGHT OF LIFE.

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.

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

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PODS

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TEACHERS

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STAFF

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SCHOOL

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HELP US

CULTIVATE HEARTS AND MINDS

crop_DSC4399

CHILDREN

Provide food and clothes for a precious child. 

crop_canyon adventures

PODS

Support a group of children and their caretaker. 

Teacher

TEACHERS

Sponsor a teacher to help provide educational resources. 

crop_sewing class 2

STAFF

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

crop_3-6 grades

SCHOOL

Help us supply our school with items needed to teach.

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

- Lynda May, Title

STORIES FROM

OUR BLOG

The Opportunity to Give

By Vanessa Kornelsen, SLCH Caregiver On March 31, 2021, my dream of working at a Children’s Home became a reality! I made a commitment to be here for three months, serving as a general assistant. Little did I know that in only twelve days, I would be asked to take five children, (four sisters, ages…
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The Lord Stood With Me

By Faith Villeneuve, SLCH Caregiver Mexico…I don’t seem to know how to put my time there into words, but I will try. I originally applied as a floater; it was a good way to get into the groove of things. But after a month, everything changed. One day, Shana told me that DIF had called…
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House Parent Blessings

Dedicated to current, past, and future house parents Since the beginning of SLCH, we have heavily depended on our houseparents to create a safe and secure environment for the abandoned children we serve, as well as the rest of the staff who so unselfishly give of themselves year after year. It’s been my observation that…
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The Armor of God

After many hours of practice, the school students nervously sat down in the evening sunlight and watched the visitors file in and fill the seats in the tent. Songs, memory verses, and memorized lines for a skit flashed through their minds as they hoped they wouldn’t forget their parts. The theme of the year-end program…
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Sandra’s Story

Years ago in northern Guatemala on a Mayan Indian reservation, a baby girl was born. She was named Dora Hilda Tuluk Chitai. Her family was very poor and they had to work hard simply to survive. Alcoholism and poverty were rampant, competent and safe health care was scarce, and the government of Guatemala did very…
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Who is Next?

As I reflect over the last 15 years at SLCH I can’t help but stop and ponder in awe at the years of sacrificial serving by the list of house parents. These couples/families have poured countless hours into what may seem like thankless work of serving the childcare workers and their children. These couples/families have…
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