We desire to be a city on a hill. A bright light shining in the darkness. “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. ~Matthew 5:14-16
My name is Diego Zúñiga, and I was born and raised in the country of Costa Rica. I went to college to study Veterinary Medicine which took me 6 years of hard, dedicated study. Also, to help me to pay for my education, I worked as a dog trainer and as an independent executive in a network marketing company. All of these were before I truly met God.
I had regular dreams and goals: getting my degree, finding a good job, starting my own business and living the "good life".
By the end of 2014 I started working with an NGO called Seeds of Hope, where they teach and mentor kids and teenagers who live in very difficult neighborhoods. There, I met God in April of 2015, and I understood that my purpose was not to save dogs and inseminate cows, but it was something greater, bigger, that God had intended for me.
When I met the kids in the neighborhood of “El Tigre“ in Parrita, a rural community on the Pacific coast, I just fell in love with them and their dreams of a better future, ev…