Erin and Toni Santos
Location: Primo Tapia, Mexico.
Ministry Description: Toni and Erin Santos are full time directors of Casa de Luz Children’s Centre, a joint endeavor between Abbotsford Vineyard Church and the a local church in Primo Tapia, La Hermosa. Casa de Luz is a transitional home for children that provides care for children during the day, nutritional meals, help with school work and uniform fees, and offers practical, emotional and spiritual support for impoverished families. This has helped single parents remove their children from full time orphanages due to economic hardship and enables other families to keep their children at home, rather than placing them in full time orphanage care.
In time, Casa de Luz will also house a breakfast program, food bank, employment centre and emergency shelter for single mothers at risk. Casa de Luz opened its doors to children and families of Primo Tapia in 2011. Erin and Toni are very excited to see God moving and have seen God’s heart of love and compassion revealed to the women, children, families and surrounding community of Primo Tapia. They look forward to all that God has for this community as the projects grows and develops.