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Our vision is to serve God through serving the needy children of Mexico – children who come to us from broken homes or from no home at all, who have learned to make a life for themselves on the streets. Through City of Refuge children’s home we are able to provide a loving family environment for children who have seen and experienced abuse, neglect and extreme poverty. Our family currently consists of about 100 children and 20 “parents,” otherwise known as staff members, who work together to meet not only the physical needs of the children, but their emotional and spiritual needs as well.
Our organization exists solely for the children that we have been given into our care. We accept children from the DIF (the Mexican child protective service) and also children who are voluntarily given into our care by their parent. Thus, some of our children are “orphans”- children whose parents are no longer living- while other children in our home may have a living family but their situation at home was one of extreme poverty, abuse, or neglect.
Every summer children with "normal" families take this time for special activities. It kind of marks our own childhood- memories of beach days, climbing expeditions, week-long camping trips ... We at the children's home try each summer, with the help of many teams, to create such treasured memori...Read More
Many of you probably know Ruby. She and her sister have lived with us for many years. They came out of a family situation with many problems, so not surprisingly, Ruby is a challenge! She can be a cheerful, loving, happy girl! But her behavior can also turn quickly into tantrums and other misbehav...Read More
Wave Church from San Diego came to Rosarito and hosted an Easter Carnival. It was a lot of fun! ...Read More
The months of March and April are busy times here, with lots of missions teams coming to help us out! We have already had groups from Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and California, and more are coming! The groups have been busy at Soler, Rosarito and the Women's Shelter. Here are just a few samples...Read More