Roger and Carolyn Tomlinson are the founders of Casa Dayspring at El Higo, Veracruz. Carolyn takes care of the state-side office work and travels to the Casa as often as possible. Roger is the main fund raiser for the Casa and helps oversee the construction work. He travels to the Casa at least once a month and brings any supplies and other items needed for the operation of the Casa.
David and Cristina are the directors of the Casa. They have been with us since the very beginning and are the glue that holds everything together. they live full time at the house and are with the kids most day 24/7. Together they are Dad and Mom to the kids, which for most of the kids it is the first time they have ever had anyone that truly fills that roll. They run the home as a family giving the kids the love and security they all need. David oversees all the construction at the facility and usually is out working with the workers. He also fills any other roll including teacher, transportation, and mechanic. Cristina handles all the office work and bookkeeping, she works directly with social services in several different municipalities, oversees the school and teachers, helps with the cooking and hands out the discipline when needed. She is Mama Nina to the kids.
Our Construction Team
Jaciel, René, and Alfonso are our full time construction workers. Building is constantly going on with the needs for more room as our family continues to grow. Currently they are working on the second story on the main building to give us more bedrooms and classrooms for vocational training for the children.