Our Team

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Dustin Herring

Dustin is the founder of Water & Light. He handles all the media and finances, which means he trusts God more than the rest of us. He often jokes that he is building a kid's club with the Spanish vocabulary of a two year old and charades. He serves with deep humility and is a living expression of God's love.



Angie Herring

Angie is organizing this effort for justice. Her heart beats for alleviating poverty through education and she loves to have students gathered around the table.



Cathy Curry

Cathy is the fearless and flexible leader who is up for anything. She has an amazing connection with the children of our community and cares deeply about bringing God's Kingdom to Earth. She is an expert at "Salinas Spanish" and teaching on the fly no mater how many kids show up.



Yahaira Ramirez Salazar

Yahaira has been working with children for 12 years. She is a public school teacher and works with 5th and 6th grade students in reinforcement class.


Claudia Isabel León Martinez

Claudia grew up in Salinas Grande. She has been working with children for 9 years. She teaches the 1st and 2nd graders in reinforcement class.


Yunior Tellez

Yunior just completed his IT degree and works in the morning as our computer teacher. In the afternoon, he teaches the 5th and 6th grade group at reinforcement class.


Katia Gabriela Mendez Morales

Katia has been working with children for 4 years. She teaches the 3rd and 4th grade group at reinforcement class.


Petrona Mercedes Urrutia

Petrona is currently studying in the university and has worked with children for 7 years. She teaches the 1st and 2nd grade group in reinforcement class.

Mailing address

625 Highway 101 #279 | Florence, OR 97439

Physical Address

206 Park Village Court Florence OR 97439


Nicaragua +(505) 8774-8435 | Oregon (541) 590-2317

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