When Marilu arrived in Primo Tapia with her four children, she was in a very dangerous situation, fleeing an extremely violent and abusive man. She didn’t know anyone in Baja California, Mexico, but she came to hide in a small house that was being lent to her. Marilu heard about Casa de Luz through her
Yissel is a young girl from our community. Because of financial instability, Yissel’s Mother was not able to care for her daughter and she had to make the difficult decision to place Yissel in an orphanage at the age of 8. Yissel was left to live with strangers. She was heart broken, lonely and afraid.