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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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Stanwood Foursquare - 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:

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
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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
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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 - 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
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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 - 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
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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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YPO South CA - Almazan Romero Family

Build Dates:6-7 May

Family Information:

Father-Heraclio

  • Age: 19
  • Profession: in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 1000 pesos

Mother- Paula

  • Age: 20
  • Profession: -
  • Weekly Salary: -

Children

  • Andres 1 year old
  • Adamaris 3 years old
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Property Information:

Colonia- San Marcos
Time with property- 6 meses
Electricity-yes
Running Water- no
Structure-
 

Family Story:

Heraclio y Paula is a very young couple, when they got together he was 14 and she was 15. They decided to live together and now they have two children, Adamaris is 3 years old and Andres is 1 year old. They have been together for 6 years and they are from Oaxaca. Heraclio works in a tomato field, but this last November, at work, he broke his wrist, he had surgery but needs one more to be able to fix it well. Currently he is not working so his parents are supporting them, since Paula also can’t work she stays with her kids. They used to live with his parents, but they were able to buy a piece of land where they moved there and build a small room made of tarp, wood, cardboard in this same room they sleep, cook, eat, the floor is dirt. Their situation hasn’t been easy, because of their living conditions their kids get very sick. Their only desire is as parents are to be able to offer a safer and warm home to their children and they don’t lose the hope to someday own a house.

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YPO South CA - Vazquez Rendon

Build Dates: 6-7

Family Information:

Father- Octavio

  • Age: 22
  • Profession: in the fields
  • Weekly Salary: 800 pesos

Mother- Yaquelin

  • Age: 21
  • Profession: -
  • Weekly Salary: -

Children-

  • Joan 1 year old
  • Keysi 5 years old
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Property Information:

Colonia- Santa Cuquila
Time with property- 3 years
Electricity- yes
Running Water- no
Structure-  one small room made of wood.
 

Family Story:

Octavio y Yaquelin are form Oaxaca and their parents brought them when they were kids to Ensenada. Yaquelin at age of 7 was sent to an orphanage until she turn 12, her dad passed away and her mom couldn’t take care of her and her 6 siblings. Octavio and Yaquelin have been together for 6 years and they have two kids, Keysi is 5 years and Joan 1. Octavio works in the fields picking up flowers and has a weekly salary of 800 pesos. Yaquelin stays at home taking care of her kids. This family asks for a house because where they live is not safe for their kids.

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Gohawks - Claudio Cadena Family

Build Dates: 5 - 7 May

Family Information:

Father- Juan

  • Age: 41
  • Profession: still looking for a job
  • Weekly Salary: /

Mother- Zulema

  • Age:34
  • Profession: packing veggetables
  • Weekly Salary: 1380 pesos.

Children-

  • Angel 11 years old
  • Daniel 13 years old
  • Jafet 15 years old

Property Information:

Colonia- Maneadero
Time with property-  3 months
Electricity- no
Running Water- no
Structure- small room made of wood and tarp roof

Juan and Zulema are from Guerrero and came to Ensenada looking for jobs. Zulema found a job packing vegetables and worked from Monday to Saturday with a salary of 1380 pesos and Claudio worked picking up garbage and people gave him a tip, currently he doesn’t do that he is looking for another job. Their two youngest kids go to school and Zulema leaves food ready for when they come back from school. They live in Maneadero and bought a piece of land on credit and build a small room out of wood and tarp roof. In January Ensenada had a very bad weather (lots of wind and rain) and turn down their room. They need a house because with this type of weather they live worrying if their room will fall again.

Family Story:

Juan and Zulema are from Guerrero and came to Ensenada looking for jobs. Zulema found a job packing vegetables and worked from Monday to Saturday with a salary of 1380 pesos and Claudio worked picking up garbage and people gave him a tip, currently he doesn’t do that he is looking for another job. Their two youngest kids go to school and Zulema leaves food ready for when they come back from school. They live in Maneadero and bought a piece of land on credit and build a small room out of wood and tarp roof. In January Ensenada had a very bad weather (lots of wind and rain) and turn down their room. They need a house because with this type of weather they live worrying if their room will fall again.

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Need A Break Vasquez-Martinez (RED)

Build Dates: April 22nd-23rd

Family Information:

Father-Laureano

  • Age: 31
  • Profession: Farmer
  • Weekly Salary: $40

 

 

Mother- Rosalba

  • Age: 29
  • Profession: Farmer
  • Weekly Salary: $40
  • Religion: Catholic

Children-

  • Luis 13yo10th grade

Property Information:

Colonia- Santa Juquila
Time with property- 7 years
Electricity- Yes
Running Water- No
Structure- No
 

Family Story:

Laureano & Rosalba are from Oaxaca, they moved to Ensenada looking for jobs because where they are fromit is very difficult to find job opportunities.

Being here in Ensenada, they have been working in the field gathering vegetables and flowers. Before, they were able to buy their property they lived in a very small room that the company that they worked for provided for all their workers. They were not in a safe environment to live, but thank God they were able to buytheir property, where they were able tobuild a small room with a tarp, in this room they are able to sleep, cook, and eat. They have a dirt floor, they do have electricity, but they have to buy their water.  Their weekly salaryis not enough to cover everything that they need. Luis goes to high school, but this adds more expenses.

As a family, they wanted to build a safer home but time and circumstances stopped them from building something better. But day by day they go out to the fields looking for jobs, for money to bring food home to their tables, and not loose the hope of a better house.

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GMI - Ramirez Salazar Family

BUILD DATES: April 28th & 29th

FAMILY INFORMATION:

FATHER- Sergio

  • Age: 26 yrs
  • Profession: Laborer
  • Weekly Salary: $40

MOTHER- Leticia

  • Age: 21 yrs
  • Profession: N/A
  • Weekly Salary: N/A

CHILDREN-

  • Sergio, 5 years
  • Jose, 1 month

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Maneadero
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 6 months
ELECTRICITY- Yes
RUNNING WATER- Yes
STRUCTURE- Wood & Dirt
 

FAMILY STORY:

Leticia and Sergio met in Ensenada, they got together and decided to start a family. They have a 5 year old kid that goes to preschool and a new born, Leticia takes care of both of them while Sergio works in the field. A few weeks ago they had to buy new tarps for their house because the rain destroyed their roof and the water was leaking in. They are concerned about their health, specially because of the baby.

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Renewal Remodels - Vasquez Conde Family

BUILD DATES: April 22nd & 23rd

FAMILY INFORMATION:

FATHER- Maximino 

  • Age: 36 yrs
  • Profession: Laborer
  • Weekly Salary: $40

MOTHER- Erika

  • Age: 26 yrs
  • Profession: Laborer
  • Weekly Salary: $40

CHILDREN-

  • Brisa, 6 years, 1st grade
  • Belen, 5 years
  • Brittany, 3 years

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Parcela 174
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 7 months
ELECTRICITY- Yes
RUNNING WATER- Yes
STRUCTURE- Wood & Dirt
 

FAMILY STORY:

Maximino and Erika are from Oaxaca and they came to Ensenada looking for better job opportunities. They both work in the fields and make $40 every week, sometimes, if there's to much work, they don't get a day off. When they go to work, their daughters stay with their grandmother or with their aunt. They have been living in their property for 7 months and they built a house with wood and tarps.

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Need a Break - Lopez Velasco Family (BLUE)

BUILD DATES: April 22nd & 23rd

FAMILY INFORMATION:

FATHER- Cornelio

  • Age: 33 yrs
  • Profession: Laborer
  • Weekly Salary: $45 

MOTHER- Luisa

  • Age: 36 yrs
  • Profession: N/A
  • Weekly Salary: N/A

CHILDREN-

  • Ivan Julian, 6 months
  • Luis Eduardo, 7 years, 2nd grade
  • Cornelio, 9 years, 4th grade
  • Esmeralda, 13 yrs, 8th grade

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Maneadero
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 10 years
ELECTRICITY- No
RUNNING WATER- No
STRUCTURE- Wood & Dirt
 

FAMILY STORY:

Luisa and Cornelio are from Oaxaca and they came to Ensenada looking for better opportunities. He works in the fields but it has been difficult to rent a place and even more to build a house for his family, so when he found out about homes of hope he decided to come and ask for help so his family could be safer and his kids could have a better life. 

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Need a Break- Dominguez Lopez Family (GREEN)

BUILD DATES: April 22nd & 23rd

FAMILY INFORMATION:

MOTHER- Mariana

  • Age: 51 yrs
  • Profession: Laborer
  • Weekly Salary: $35 approx

CHILDREN-

  • Sebastiana, 16 years, 9th grade
  • Martha, 11 years, 6th grade
  • Alberto, 14 years, 7th grade

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Veladero
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 15 years
ELECTRICITY- Yes
RUNNING WATER- No
STRUCTURE- Wood & Concrete
 

FAMILY STORY:

15 years ago Mariana, alongside with her family, came to Ensenada. After 2 years of being in Ensenada, her husband Margarita Rodriguez sadly past away because of cancer. Mariana works on the field every day from 7 am- 5 pm. She has 2 sons and 2 daughters, one of her sons is already married and lives somewhere else, but the other 3 still live with her. They all live in a small wooden house with two rooms. they're concerned about their health during the rainy season because of the water that leaks into the house.

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Westside King- Castro Rodriguez Family

BUILD DATES: April 10th-12th

FAMILY INFORMATION:

FATHER- Abel

  • Age: 39 yrs
  • Profession: Laborer
  • Weekly Salary: $40

MOTHER- Maribel

  • Age: 37 yrs
  • Profession: Homemaker
  • Weekly Salary: $30

CHILDREN-

  • Dulce, 13 years, 8th grade
  • Juan, 12 years, 7th grade
  • Guadalupe, 7 years, 2nd grade

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Loma Linda
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 3 years
ELECTRICITY- Yes
RUNNING WATER- Yes
STRUCTURE- Wood & Concrete
 

FAMILY STORY:

Abel and Maribel are from Michoacan, they decided to come to Ensenada 5 years ago searching for better job opportunities. Abel works as a laborer, but he is not working at the moment because there is not enough work for everyone. Apart from their 3 kids, Abel's mom lives with them and she can't work because she has eye problems. They all live and a small room and during rain season the water leaks into their house.

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Aventuras Misioneras - Familia Cruz Ramirez

Fecha De Construcción: Abril 13-14

Informacion de la Familia:

Padre- Alejandro

  • Edad: 39 años
  • Profession: Trabaja en el campo
  • Salario semanal: $800

Madre- Emilia

  • Edad: 40
  • Profesion: N/A
  • Salario Semanal: N/A

Hijos-

  • Pricila, 4 años, kinder
  • Marisol, 7 años, 2° de primaria
  • Fernando, 14 años, 2° de secundaria
  • Rafael, 18 años, 1° de prepa

Información de la Propiedad:

COLONIA- Maneadero
TIEMPO CON LA PROPIEDAD- 4 meses
ELECTRICIDAD- No
AGUA- No
ESTRUCTURA- Material de desecho y tierra
 

HISTORIA DE LA FAMILIA:

Alejandro y Emilia son originarios de Oaxaca, hace 20 años se vinieron a Ensenada en busca de trabajo. Alejandro trabaja en el campo y gana $2400 al mes de los cuales tiene que sacar $1000 para pagar su terreno. Ellos tienen 4 meses viviendo ahi en una casa de lona con triplay. Para ellos es difícil construir una vivienda pues no les alcanza con el sueldo que obtienen.

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Bethel Church - Lopez Conde Family

BUILD DATES: April 4th-5th/6th

FAMILY INFORMATION:

FATHER- Ruben

  • Age: 26 yrs
  • Profession: Laborer
  • Weekly Salary: $50 approx

MOTHER- Gudelia

  • Age: 29 yrs
  • Profession: N/A
  • Weekly Salary: N/A

 

CHILDREN-

  • Bryyth, 2 years
  • Lizeth, 4 years, Preschool
  • Kevin, 8 years, 3rd grade

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- Maneadero
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 2 months
ELECTRICITY- No
RUNNING WATER- No
STRUCTURE- Wood & Dirt
 

FAMILY STORY:

Ruben y Gudelia are from Oaxaca, they came to Ensenada with their parents searching for a better job. Neither of them had the opportunity to go to school because they started working when they were kids. They met in the fields and decided to start a family. Ruben works in the fields from 7 am - 2pm and he doesn't make a lot of money but because he didn't go to school he can't get a better job. They fear for their safety because the place they live in is not safe for their kids.

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Olivia's Basket Harvest Group - Flores Nuñez Family

BUILD DATES: March 23rd & 24th

FAMILY INFORMATION:

FATHER- Raul

  • Age: 36 yrs
  • Profession: Taco stand
  • Weekly Salary: $50

MOTHER- Maria

  • Age: 32 yrs
  • Profession: N/A
  • Weekly Salary: N/A

 

 

CHILDREN-

  • Joshua, 1 year
  • Iezeth, 7 years, 1st grade
  • Juan, 11 years, 5th grade

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA- 89
TIME WITH PROPERTY- 3 years
ELECTRICITY- Yes
RUNNING WATER- No
STRUCTURE- Wood & Concrete
 

FAMILY STORY:

The family is from Central Mexico, they've been together for 14 years, and have a family of 5. Joshua has asthma, and every time he gets sick, Maria has to take him to the doctor, and apart from that, they have to buy a medicine called AEROCHAMBER which is around $100. Iezeth is 7 years old and goes to school; Juan is 11 years old and he needs glasses because he has some trouble at reading. Raul works at a taco stand because he can't do heavy work, due to a tumor in his back. The house they live in is not safe for them and not healthy for the baby, so they hope to get a decent place to live in.

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