Niños de Baja is blessed to have a wonderful, dedicated staff in Mexico. These include our directors, our staff and our caregivers.
Karla Berumen and Juan Rodriquez
Mexico Operations Directors
Juan and Karla were appointed Mexico Operations Directors and began their tenure on January 2, 2019. Karla and Juan joined us when Casa el Pescador (our first home for boys, now called Casa Feliz) opened in 2011. They are graduates of the Nazarene Theological Seminary in Ensenada, and they have a young daughter.
Francisco and Lidia Aguilara
House Parents at Casa Sonrisa
Francisco and Lidia joined us when Casa Sonrisa (our home for girls) opened in February 2014. They have a history of ministry work through their church in Ensenada, and they have two daughters.
Angel and Denisse Toledo
House Parents for Casa Granada
Angel and Denisse joined us in early 2016. Denisse graduated from the Nazarene Bible Institute and studied to be a teacher. Angel is the son of a pastor and also preaches the gospel. They served previously in an orphanage in Tijuana.
Rocio and Adrian Gutierrez Jr.
House Parents at Casa Feliz
Rocio and Adrian Gutierrez Jr. are the house parents at Casa Feliz, our home for our oldest boys. They joined us in early 2019. Adrian has been the soccer coach for our boys for several years, and also assists pastor Marcos at church. They have one little girl.
Kevin and Emily
Fill-in House Parents
Kevin and Emily are fill-in house parents. Having served with children before, they are enjoying learning more with the kids in order to continue helping children in the future. They enjoy arts and music and teaching these to the kids as they work with them.
Mike and Lynne Yeaman
Mexico Mission Directors
Mike and Lynne Yeaman have been active with Ninos for 5 years and became the Mexico Mission Directors in 2017. They work alongside the volunteer groups that come to serve at Ninos. They have been married for 28 years and live in Camarillo, CA.