Casa de Luz Village
Our Latest Project
The heart of our ministry
Our primary work is our Children’s Center where we care for children from impoverished and vulnerable single-parent families. Children who are left alone at home or on the streets are brought into a place where they are safe, well cared for and loved. Our staff provide care, nutritious meals, hygiene care, help with school resources, tutoring to support school work, positive role models, mentorship and plenty of fun.
Providing guidance for at-risk youth
Our youth program provides positive mentorship for at-risk youth. The Youth Mentorship program addresses issues such as self-esteem, relationships, discipleship, goal-setting and healthy lifestyle choices. Young men and women also interact with positive role models, develop a group of friends build relationships with, and receive opportunities for homework help, skill building and community service.
Empowering women through small business development
We have witnessed an important aspect of seeing community change and holistically addressing poverty is to get involved in economic and community development through meaningful, empowered employment. This is why we’ve started a number of initiatives designed to empower CDL single Moms, equip and build capacity in them, resource them, and to inspire community development on a broader scale.
Education & Scholarships
Providing a path towards a better future
To encourage learning, staying in school and further education, we offer scholarships to both students and parents to attend highschool and post secondary school. We are also an accredited adult education site and weekly CDL parents and others from the community gather with a qualified educator to study and complete educational modules, write monthly exams and work toward graduation at their own pace.