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About Us

About Us

Pasitos de Luz is housed at Casa Connor. We are a non-profit charity that provides care for children with disabilities from low income families. We are a lifeline for approximately 130 families, with a goal of reaching up to 200 families. Each day we see approximately 70 children. The children who come to Casa Connor suffer from acute physical and/or psychological illnesses. We offer a large range of services FREE OF CHARGE, including physical therapy, psychological care, nutrition and wellness, education programs and so much more!

We are a Civil Association in Banderas Bay, founded in November 2000 and filled with a lot of enthusiasm and love from Yolanda Sánchez Santiago. Our objective is to help moms who need to work and empower them to learn how to address the disability of their child.

We are not just locally recognized for the quality of our services, but also by the city and state government because of the beneficial impact of our services to families who need them.

Nationally, we are the only civil association that provides the following services for free to children with a disability living in extreme poverty and/or who have limited resources:

  • Basic baby-sitting and care.
  • Physical hygiene, bathing, changing, etc.
  • Healthy nutrition, with breakfast and lunch every day.
  • Physical therapy and general rehabilitation.
  • Special education classes.
  • Speech therapy.
  • Hydro massage.
  • Recreational therapy including music, singing and dancing.
  • Art (paint workshop).
  • Consultations and access to specialists, doctors and psychologists.

Pasitos De Luz History

It was 1999 when Yolanda Sanchez decided to dedicate her life project towards children with disabilities and helping their families. The charity evolved from one woman’s vision and dream. Our Beginnings – Yolanda’s Story H... Read More [ + ]

Casa Connor

Casa Connor was donated to Pasitos de Luz to help the children reach their highest potential. Since 2000, Pasitos de Luz has served children with Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, Autism, psychological trauma, severe learning proble... Read More [ + ]

Quick Facts

  Who We Are Pasitos de Luz is a registered non-profit organization founded by mothers of disabled children to achieve their therapeutic, psychological and basic needs. Pasitos de Luz provides care for disabled childr... Read More [ + ]

Board of Directors

In May 2017, Pasitos de Luz elected a new board of directors. This single board of directors replaced two previous boards. Up to May 2017, Pasitos de Luz operated with a local board of directors and Casa Connor operated as a separ... Read More [ + ]

Our Mission, Vision & Values

Mission Our mission is to support single moms or families with low resources who have a child with a disability in Banderas Bay, Mexico, free of charge, offering them, with much love and happiness, different types of services and... Read More [ + ]

Status/Recognition

Registration and Charity Status Pasitos de Luz is a fully registered charity in Puerto Vallarta. The charity was officially registered in November 2000 and has been built with love and enthusiasm to meet its charitable mission.... Read More [ + ]

Our Staff

We are extremely proud of all our staff, each of whom is dedicated to helping the children of Pasitos de Luz. Administration  Yolanda Sánchez - Founder Arturo Ayala - Director Rosario Mejia - Accountant ... Read More [ + ]

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most frequent questions we are asked by volunteers, visitors, donors and parents who would like their children to benefit from our services. If we have still not answered your question, please get in touch by... Read More [ + ]

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