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Defender Team - Cardenas Montoya

Build Dates: 14, 15 & 16 June 2017

Family Information:

                                          

  Mother- Lisbeth

  • Age: 36
  • Profession: Cleaning houses and offices
  • Weekly Salary: 500 pesos

 

 

 

Children-

  •  Juan Damian, 11 years old 6th grade
  • Yuliana 14 years old, 9th grade
  • Luz Adamaris, 16 years old, High school
  • Yocelin, 18 years old, High School

Property Information:

Colonia- Pedregal
Time with property-  5 months
Electricity-no
Running Water- no
Structure- Small room made of wood
 

Family Story:

Lizbeth is from Navojoa and when her son was 5 months old she moved with her kids to Ensenada. She left her husband because he was a bad influence.  then her second partner also was not a good father. She was raised by her grandparents and when they passed away she was left with no family and decided to move to Ensenada.
When she came to Ensenada she got a job at a ranch selling food for horses. Thank God she always had good jobs that allowed her to work and take care her kids. Today she works cleaning houses and sells some crafts, like flowers made of paper. She is the only one working in her family. She got help to build a room made of wood. For her as a single mom is hard to build a house for her children, she pays 1,500 pesos monthly for her property.

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Evergreen Christ Church Team - Solano Bazan Family

BUILD DATES: 1 & 2 July 2017

FAMILY INFORMATION:

FATHER- Rufino

  • Age: 34  
  • Profession: flower fields
  • Weekly Salary: 800 pesos 

 

 

MOTHER- Gudelia

  • Age: 33
  • Profession: Flower fields
  • Weekly Salary: 800 pesos

CHILDREN-

  • Antonio 15 years old
  • Jose Luis 13 years old
  • Daniela 11 years old 
  • Angel 9 years old 
  • Rumina 4 years old 

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Santa Cuquila
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 
ELECTRICITY-no
RUNNING WATER- no
STRUCTURE- small room made of wood and dirt floor.
 

FAMILY STORY:

 14 years ago, Rufino y Gudelia moved to Ensenada and their kids were born here. They work in the fields, cutting flowers and they get paid 800 pesos per week. When Rufino and Guedlia work, their older kids stay home to take care their younger siblings. They don’t send their kids to school, they say that they don’t have the money to cover the uniforms, shoes, books etc. so their kids stay home all day. They bought a piece of land on credit, they have been living there for 2 months; before this they used rent a place. Rufino left with his son Antonio to see his father, in Oaxaca, he is been very sick he doesn’t know when he’ll be back to Ensenada, it will depend on the health of Rufino’s father.

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Presbyterian Church Team - Cisneros Ochoa Family

BUILD DATES: 25 & 26 June 2017

FAMILY INFORMATION:

 

FATHER-Cesar

  • Age: 22 
  • Profession: factory
  • Weekly Salary: 970 pesos 

MOTHER- Aidee Noemi

  • Age: 25
  • Profession: factory
  • Weekly Salary: 800 pesos

CHILDREN-

  • Mia Anahid 4 years old, preschool
  • Danely  8 months old

 

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- 2 de Septiembre
TIME WITH PROPERTY-  3 months
ELECTRICITY-no
RUNNING WATER- yes
STRUCTURE-Small room made of wood
 

FAMILY STORY:

Cesar y Aidee Noemi are a young couple they have been married for 2 years. They have a girl, Danely she is 8 months old and Mia Anahid Cesar a daughter from his first marriage, she lives with him because Mia’s mom can’t afford to take care of her. Cesar and Aidee used to live with her parents and now they have a small room on their own property, is not very safe for their girls, when it gets very cold they go to her sister house to spend the night so the girls won’t get sick. Cesar works in a factory that makes air bags for cars and receives the minimum wage, Noemi just stared working in another factory.

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Cooper Christ Community Team - Hernandez Rivera

BUILD DATES: 26, 27 & 28 June 2017

FAMILY INFORMATION:

                                                           

FATHER- Arturo

  • Age: 23
  • Profession: works at  the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 977

MOTHER- Obdulia 

  • Age: 28
  • Profession: -
  • Weekly Salary: -

CHILDREN-

  • Andres 1 year old.

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Maneadero
TIME WITH PROPERTY-  1  year
ELECTRICITY- yes
RUNNING WATER- no
STRUCTURE- small room made of wood
 

FAMILY STORY:

Arturo and Obdulia got married a year ago and have a little boy Andres Damian he was born premature but thank God he didn’t have any complications; he is very playful. Arturo works at a ranch 3 hours away in another small town, so he stays the week there and comes to Ensenada on the weekends. He gets paid the minimum wage, for this reason is been very hard to build a home and support his family. Obdulia doesn’t work she stays home to take care her son. They live in a small room made of wood with a dirt floor; to live there has been very difficult especially because their son was born 2 months premature. Their desire is to have a home where their son can play safe, without getting sick.

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Redeem Church Team - Verduzco Aro Family

BUILD DATES: 26, 27 & 28 

FAMILY INFORMATION:

                                                             

FATHER-Daniel

  • Age: 27 
  • Profession: works at the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1000 pesos 

MOTHER- Gabriela

  • Age: 28
  • Profession: -
  • Weekly Salary: -

CHILDREN-

  • Erick, 7 years old, second grade
  • Gustavo 1 year old. 

 

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Maneadero
TIME WITH PROPERTY-  2 meses
ELECTRICITY- yes
RUNNING WATER- yes
STRUCTURE- small room made of wood.
 

FAMILY STORY:

Gabriela and Daniel have been together for 9 years and have 2 children. Erick is 7 years old and is in second grade. The youngest Gustavo, is 18 months old.  15 days after he was born they found a small abscess in his anus.  When they took him to the doctor, he said that was caused by bacteria that is “eating” the intestine, this is very painful for Gustavo every time that he needs to go to the bathroom.  It got more complicated and he spent one month in the hospital. The doctor said that he needs to be a little bit older to be able to do a surgery. She had to quit her job for this situation with Gustavo. And now they don’t have health insurance. She has been to different hospitals but no one has given a possible solution to Gustavo’s condition.  They don’t have the money to cover the expenses, so now they can only leave him in God’s hands. Gabriela has been living for 2 months at her property, she used to live with her mom.  Daniel works at a ranch during the week and even some weekends. They built a small room made of wood. With the situation of their son they can’t afford to build a better home, most of the money goes to medicine for Gustavo.  

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Breakaway Team - Yamamoto Castro Family

BUILD DATES: 13 & 15 June 2017

FAMILY INFORMATION: 

                                                            MOTHER- Alma Rosa Yamamoto 

  • Age: 46
  • Profession: cleaning houses
  • Weekly Salary: 1200 pesos

CHILDREN-

  • Angel Yuquio 14 years old, 8th grade 
  • Adan Hirochi 17 years old, Highschool
  • Guillermo ( Alma's Father) 73 years old

 

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA-  89
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 22 years
ELECTRICITY-
RUNNING WATER-
STRUCTURE-
 

FAMILY STORY:

Alma Rosa is from Ensenada. She is been a single mom for 10 years. She left her husband because he decided to live with another woman and left his family. She has two sons living with her, Angel Yuquio he is 14 years old and he is in 8th grade and Adan Hirochi he is 17 years old and he is in High school.  Her dad lives with her, Guillermo who is 73 years old and Alma takes care of him.

Alma is been working cleaning houses to be able to support her family her son Adan works part time to help her mom. Few months ago, someone from the area that she lives, burn down her house as a revenge against her, because she sued them for bulling her sons, so she decided to file against them and they to burned her house and she lost everything. Right now, they are living with her neighbor and her father is living in a rehab center. her situation is very difficult she lost everything therefore she came asking for help.

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Team NCA - Cervantes Conde Family

BUILD DATES:  2 & 3 June

FAMILY INFORMATION:

                                                    FATHER- Jaime Cervantes 

  • Age: 24
  • Profession: Driver
  • Weekly Salary: 810 pesos

 

MOTHER- Micaela

  • Age: 24 
  • Profession: - stay home mom
  • Weekly Salary:  --

CHILDREN

  • Yael - 6 month old

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Veladero
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 5 months
ELECTRICITY-no
RUNNING WATER- no
STRUCTURE- no
 

FAMILY STORY:

Jaime and Micaela are from Oaxaca, they met in Ensenada, been married for 4 years and have a 6-month-old baby. Jaime works as a driver for a company that grows vegetables in Maneadero and has a salary of 810 pesos. Micaela stays at home taking care of their baby. They paid their property a year ago. This family desire is to have a safer home, where they live when it rains the roof leaks and their roof is made out trap, they hope for a safer home for their son.

 

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Team Alaska - Garcia Hernandez Family

Build Dates: 26-28 May

Family Information

                                                                    Mother- Denisse

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  • Age: 31
  • Profession: sells food
  • Weekly Salary: 400 to 500 pesos

Children

  • Maria Guadalupe 13 year old
  • Esmeralda 7 year old
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Property Information:

Colonia- Maneadero
Time with property- 31 years
Electricity- yes
Running Water- yes
Structure- room made of wood dirt floor and the roof cover with a tarp.
 

Family Story:

Denisse was born in Enseanda and is a single mom; she has 2 kids, Maria Guadalupe and Esmeralda. Her husband left her 3 years ago, he used to help her financially but not anymore. Denisse works to support her family; she cooks burritos and tamales to sell, if the sells go bad, she cleans houses. When she is working her daughters are at school. Denisse’s mom inherited the land to her; there is where they live, in the same piece of land her brother live in another independent house.

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Faith Community Church - Torres Santana

Build Dates:27-28 May

Family Information:

Father- Jesus

  • Age: 27 years old
  • Profession: Electrician
  • Weekly Salary: 800 pesos

Mother- Anaid

  • Age: 27 years old
  • Profession: Secretary
  • Weekly Salary: 1200 pesos

Children-

  • Diana 5 years old - preschool

Property Information:

Colonia- Maneadero
Time with property-  17 months
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure- no
 

Family Story:

Jesus and Anaid are from Enseanda, they have been together for 5 years, they have a 5 year old daughter Diana Rosceli and she is in preschool for four years they have been living in different houses with their in-laws, with an aunt. They situation was very difficult because they didn’t have enough space as a family, they did everything they could to have a better life, until a 18 months ago they were able to buy a property and now they live there in a small trailer tat Anaids sister let them borrow. Jesus works as an electrician but is not a stable job and Anaid is a secretary mechanic shop her job is more stable and is the one that helps the most.  To own a house is been difficult with a very small income, but as family their desires to live in a house were they can feel safe.

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Team Ford Family - Cardenas Pantoja

Build Dates: 27-28 May

Family Information:

                                                               Father-Oscar

  • Age: 29 years old
  • Profession: buy- sells Washer machines
  • Weekly Salary: 1000 pesos

Mother- Araceli

  • Age: 28 years old
  • Profession: -
  • Weekly Salary: -

Children-

  • Karen 8 years old - 3rd grade
  • Osmara 6 yeras old - 1st grade
  • Charlote 4 yeras old - preschool

Property Information:

Colonia- Rosas Magallon
Time with property- 2 years
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure- room made of pieces of wood
 

Family Story:

Araceli and Oscar met in Enseanda and decided to live together. Oscar is from Sinaloa and Araceli is from Ensenada. They have been together for 10 years. They have 3 girls Charlot 4 years old, Karen 8 years old and Osmara 6 years old, they all go to school. They have been living in Enseanda for 4 years. Oscar works in buying and repairing parts for washer machines and he also fix them, he has a weekly salary of 1000 pesos. Araceli stays at home and take cares of her daughters. With Oscar salary they have to pay the piece of land and the things they need for the house and school, he ask for a house for the safety of his family

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Nailed it - Vasquez Cervantes Family

Build Dates: 27-28 May

Family Information:

                                                                  Father-Heraclio

  • Age: 23 year old
  • Profession: Works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1200

Mother- Griselda

  • Age: 19 years old
  • Profession: -
  • Weekly Salary: -

 

     Children-

  • Dante 1 year old

Property Information:

Colonia- Santa Cuquila
Time with property-  3 years
Electricity-yes
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Heraclio came to Ensenada with his family when he was 5 years old and Griselda when she was 12 years old along with her sister came to Ensenada looking for better jobs.Heraclio and Griselda met in Ensenada at their job, in the fields cutting flowers. Now they have been together for 3 years and have a 1 year old son Dante. They were able to buy their property, Heraclio had to leave Ensenada to a better job to he could send more money. Now they live in their land, and live in a small room made of pieces of wood, is in very bad conditions, it leaks and has no concrete floor. What get them more excited about receiving a new home I that Dante’s health will improve because he gets very sick because of the cold weather and the dust.   

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Standwood Foursquare - Ramirez Antonio

Build Dates: 20-21 May

Family Information:

Father- Sixto

  • Age: 28
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1200 pesos

 

 

Mother- Fabiola

  • Age:30
  • Profession: works in a store
  • Weekly Salary: 300

Children-

  • Luis Miguel 11 years old
  • Jorge 9 years old
  • Ivan 4 years old

Property Information:

Colonia- Paeraiso num. 2
Time with property- 1 year
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Fabiola and Sixto are from Oaxaca, but they first met in the fields of Sinaloa, and they decided to move to Ensenada with some re4latives, and finally bought their own property. Fabiola managers a small store that her brother owns (he is in Sinaloa) Sixto works in the fields, picking up vegetables he works from Monday top Sataruday 7:00am to 3:15 pm. Fabiola can work because she has to take care the kids. They live in a house made of wood, plastic, and cardboard. For them to receive a house will be a huge blessing, they’ll stop feeling cold and worry for their health.

 

 

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ST Luke - Patricio Gaspar Family

Build Dates: 20-21 May

Family Information:

Father-Gildardo

  • Age: 31
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1080 pesos

Mother- Macrina

  • Age: 29
  • Profession: -
  • Weekly Salary: -

 

 

Children

  • Luis Felipe 7
  • Brisa Isela 10
  • Ana Barbara 11

Property Information:

Colonia- Maneadero
Time with property- 3 months
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

 

Macrina y Gildardo have a beautiful family they have been together for 3 years. Macrina had a relationship with the father of her daughters but he was very violent he abused the kids verbally and physically so Macrina decided to leave him thinking in her kids. That’s how later she met Gildardo and he took her and her kids with him. He works to support them and to provide for them. A year ago they were able to buy a property. Their house is unsafe, is a small room made of pallets, plastic. Macrina doesn’t work, she stays with the kids, 2 months ago her ex-husband took away by force her daughter and she is very afraid to take action against him because e she is afraid he’ll take away her other kids too.

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Roadwire Sales Team - Martinez Camarillo

Build Dates: 20-21 May

Family Information:

                                                                      Father-Ruben

  • Age: 28
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary:180 pesos

Mother- Elvira

  • Age:27
  • Profession: - works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: -150 pesos

Children

  •  Kevin 5 year old
  • Juan Diego 9 year old (Ruben's brother)

Property Information:

Colonia- Santa Cuquila
Time with property- 6 months
Electricity- yes
Running Water- no
Structure- small room made of wood.
 

Family Story:

Ruben and Elvira are from Oaxaca and decided to move to Ensenada looking for better job opportunity. They rented a house for two years, and the property that they own, they were able to buy it from a friend. January 4th of this year they finished paying the property. They have a son, Kevin he is 5 years old, but also he takes care of his bother Juan Diego he is 9 years old, his dad can’t take care of him and his mom passed away so Juan Diego is been in different houses but Ruben took him and adopt him as his son. They got help from a friend to build a room and a neighbor sold them materials to build their home. Ruben and Elvira work and when the kids come back from school they stay alone, lock themselves and wait for 3 hours until Elvira comes back from work and cooks their dinner. Elvira doesn’t want to work, she wants to stay with her kids, but they are in debt so they decided to finish paying the property and other debts before being able to stay at home.

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Standwood Foursquare - Ramirez Antonio Family

Build Dates:20-21 May

Family Information:

Father- Sixto

  • Age: 28
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1200 pesos

Mother- Fabiola

  • Age: 30
  • Profession: works in a store
  • Weekly Salary: 300 pesos

Children

  • Luis Miguel 11 years old
  • Jorge 9 years old
  • Ivan 4 years old
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Property Information:

Colonia- El Paraiso
Time with property- 1 year
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Fabiola and Sixto are from Oaxaca, but they first met in the fields of Sinaloa, and they decided to move to Ensenada with some re4latives, and finally bought their own property. Fabiola managers a small store that her brother owns (he is in Sinaloa) Sixto works in the fields, picking up vegetables he works from Monday top Sataruday 7:00am to 3:15 pm. Fabiola can work because she has to take care the kids. They live in a house made of wood, plastic, and cardboard. For them to receive a house will be a huge blessing, they’ll stop feeling cold and worry for their health.

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Team Carroll - Lopez Hernadez Family

Build Dates: 13-14 May

Family Information:

                                                                    Father- Evaristo

  • Age: 24
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1000 pesos

Mother- Dominga

  • Age:22
  • Profession: - works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1000

 

       Children

  • jose luis one year old
  • Natanael 3 Year old
  • Selena 5 year old
  • Eloy 6 year old

Property Information:

Colonia- Maneadero
Time with property- 18 months
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Evaristo and dominga are from south Mexico, they are a poor family and come from a Indigenous community is very difficult for them to learn Spanish. They have been together for 8 years and have 4 children, Jose Luis is the youngest he is 1 year old, Natanael is 3, selena is 5 and Eloy is 6. also, evaristos brothers live with them. the work in the fields from Monday to Saturday from 6 am to 4 pm making the minimum wage which makes it very difficult to be able to build a house. Where they live right now is made of tarp, dirt floor and the roof leaks very unsafe. They sleep in the floor in a playwood. Their biggest desire is to be able to live and a safe house for their kids.

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Real Life - Cervantes Hacho Family

Build Dates: 13-14 May

Family Information:

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Father- Gustavo

  • Age: 25
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1080 pesos

Mother- Reyna

  • Age: 22
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1080

 

      Children

  • Gustavo 4 years old

Property Information:

Colonia-Maneadero
Time with property- 4 meses
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Gustavo is from Oaxaca, his parents moved to Ensenada when he was very young, Reyna was born in Ensenada but her family is from Oaxaca. They have been living together for 4 years; they have a 4b year old boy, Gustavo Julian. They used to rent a small apartment, and for all that time they were saving money to buy a property. Now they live in their land but don’t have enough money to build a house, so they build a small room with pieces of wood, cardboard. Gustavo y Reyna work at the fields picking up flowers from Monday to Saturday, 7 am to 3 pm. During those days Reyna’s mom takes care of Gustavo.

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Shepherd Lutheran - Paulo Martinez Family

Build Dates: 12-13 May

Family Information:

                                                                     Father- Mario

  • Age: 43
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1200 pesos

Mother- Irma

  • Age:41
  • Profession: -
  • Weekly Salary: -

Children

  • Rodrigo 6 years old

Property Information:

Colonia- Maneadero
Time with property- 7 months
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Irma and Mario are from Oaxaca, they moved to Ensenada 4 years ago for better job opportunities and better life for their son. Mario works in the fields picking up vegetables and has a weekly salary of 1200. Irma stays at home, taking care of Roidrigo, he is 6 years old and goes to 1st grade. Their house is in a very bad condition is made of pieces of wood, tarp, when it rains the water goes into the house. This family is asking for a house to have a better place for his son to live, because he gets very sick when there is a bad weather.

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YPO South CA Team Red - Villa Melgar

Build Dates: 6-7 May

Family Information:

Father- Carlos

  • Age:25
  • Profession: works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 900 pesos

Mother- Patricia

  • Age: 19
  • Profession: - works in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: - 900 pesos

Children

  • Brayan 2 years old

Property Information:

Colonia- San Marcos
Time with property- 1 year
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Carlos and Patricia are from Oaxaca, they have been together for 5 years, and they have Brayan who is 2 years old. 4 years ago they decided to move to Ensenada, looking for better life and better job opportunities. Even if hasn’t been easy, when they moved they came with nothing, they rented a small room, until 2014they we able to buy a property and with the very little they had, they moved in their land in 2015. They build a room made of pieces of wood, tarp, and plastic. Their desire was to stop paying rent and have their own space. They don’t have running water, so they have someone that sells the water and fills their barrels, they don’t have electricity or their street paved. But fortunately Carlos and Patricia is a family that doesn’t give up, and both of them work at the fields, picking up spinach and onions. Unfortunately their salary is very little and is not enough to build a home, that’s why they come asking for help with a humble heart they hope in some day own a home where they can feel safe.

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YPO South CA Team Orange - Ramirez Lopez Family

Build Dates: 6-7 May

Family Information:

                                                                    Father- Raymundo

  • Age: 29
  • Profession: inthe fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1626 pesos

Mother- Veronica

  • Age: 24
  • Profession: - -
  • Weekly Salary: -

Children

  • Cristina 4 months old

Property Information:

Colonia- Zorrillo
Time with property- 5 yeras
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Veronica and Raymundo are form Oaxaca and came to Enseanda looking for jobs to be able to support his mother in law that lives alone in Oaxaca. They’ve been living for five years in their land in a house made of wood, cardboard and tarp in their roof. Raymundo works in the fields from Monday to Saturday from 6:30 am to 3 pm. With his salary he need to cover the expe3nces for his family and is not enough to build something better during the rain season the water comes into the house and they are worry for their 4 month old daughter.

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