BUILD DATES: February 16-17, 2018

FAMILY INFORMATION:

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FATHER: Jose

  • Age: 36
  • Profession: Field Worker
  • Weekly Salary: $48 USD

MOTHER: Lucia

  • Age: 34
  • Profession: N/A
  • Weekly Salary: N/A

 

CHILDREN

  • Catalina - 16 Years Old, 7th Grade
  • Octavio - 12 Years Old, 6th Grade
  • Roberto - 9 Years Old, 4th Grade
  • Jose Manuel - 6 Years

PROPERTY INFORMATION:

COLONIA - Maneadero
TIME WITH PROPERTY - 11 Months
ELECTRICITY - N/A
RUNNING WATER - N/A
STRUCTURE - Room made of tarp and cardboard.
 

FAMILY STORY:

The Vega Zarate family are originally from Oaxaca, a state in the far South of Mexico but they decided to come to Ensenada because they wanted a better place to live, so three years ago they left Oaxaca and came to live in Ensenada.

The place where they found work, gave them a room to live in, but in time they decided to buy their own land with a loan and now it is paid off.

Jose works on a ranch and earns $48 USD approx. a week, and Lucia stays home to take care of their children. They live in a little room made from tarp and cardboard, and it only has one bed where four of them sleep and the other two sleep on cardboard on the floor.

**Right now their daughter, Catalina does not live with them, as she went to Oaxaca.

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