Build Dates: February 14th

Family Information:

Mother- Margarita

  • Age: 20 yrs
  • Profession: Field Worker
  • Weekly Salary: $45


  • Carlos, almost 2yrs
  • Jose, 6 yrs, 1st grade

Property Information:

Colonia- Maneadero
Time with property- 4 years
Structure- Wooden room & dirt floor

Family Story:

Margarita is a single mom, she was 14 when she had her first son, Jose Manuel. Because her husband used to beat her, she had to escape from home searching for better opportunities for her and her children. Regardless of the circumstances, Margarita has worked so hard to provide for her family; she works in the fields form 6 am to 3 pm and she gets paid very little. With Margarita, in a small wooden room, lives a family of 5, Francisca with her 3 daughters and Saviliano, Francisca's husband, and they help her to cover some living expenses.