Build Dates: 16-17 September, 2015

Family Information:


Mother- Norma


  • Age 32
  • Profession: works at a birria (Mexican food) restaurant
  • Weekly Salary: 950 pesos


  • Karen, 10 years old
  • Itzi, 4 years old




Property Information:

Colonia- San Rafael
Time with property- 9 months
Electricity- no
Running Water- someone shares theirs with her

Family Story:

Norma came from Michoacan 2 years ago to the home of the father in law of her sister in law. But her and her ex husband had many problems there and they decided to rent a home where they lived for 6 months. Soon after they decided to buy some land on credit and moved to live there. When Norma applied for Homes of Hope her ex husband lived with her, but only a short time ago, Norma separated from him and decided it was better for her to live alone with the children as he ex husband was very irresponsible. Norma works in a birria restaurant and she makes tortillas. She earns 950 pesos per week. When she works, her neighbor looks after the youngest daughter and her elder daughter is in school. The younger daughter, Itzel, had an operation