Build Dates: October 13th & 14th

Family Information:

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Father-Israel

  • Age: 38
  • Profession: Factory Worker
  • Weekly Salary: $65

Mother-Rocio

  • Age: 33
  • Profession: Homemaker
  • Weekly Salary: N/A

Children-

  • Juan, 14 yrs, 8th Grade (boy)
  • Natividad, 76 yrs, Rocio's mother

Property Information:

Colonia- Revolucion
Time with property-
Electricity- Yes
Running Water- Yes

Family Story:

Israel and Rocio have been married for 14 years. For about Roadwire10 years they were renting in different places, paying up to $100 a month. They got to the point where they couldn’t do that anymore. Rocio’s mother donated a piece of land, which is where they currently live. They have a 14 year old son who is a student, and Rocio also cares for her mother full-time. Rocio’s mother has a small room on the property and that is also where Rocio cooks as she doesn’t have a stove of her own. Israel and Rocio have a small place that they made of old wood that was given to them and the floor is just dirt. They only have one bed which is a full size mattress where Israel, Rocio and their son all sleep together; except for the times Juan goes and stays with his grandma. Israel works in a factory where he has a salary of $65 a week. Rocio cares for her son and her mother, who is completely dependent on them. They are unable to build themselves a proper home on Israel’s income alone.

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