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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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YPO South CA Team Purple - 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

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 Team Red - 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

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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