International Day of Families

International Day of Families

Today is the International Day of Families. We asked some of the individuals we serve with what “family” means to them. “Family, that’s a strong word. For me, it means to feel secure, to have someone who you can count on, who shares your problems. But it also...
Marisela

Marisela

Marisela Gonzales is not a stranger to hard work. She gets up around 6 am each morning to go pick up her meat order from a national meat supply company. She then goes to her small shop that is part of the Mercadito de San Judas. “My customers know that they can count...
Rosa Ordenez

Rosa Ordenez

Miss Rosa Ordenez is from Lima, Peru. She is a humble woman and at the same time, she is strong, cheerful, persevering, enterprising, and has a warm and inviting smile. She is a dedicated daughter that also takes care of her mother. When Rosa was younger, she had a...
Marta

Marta

Marta Lidia Morales Buch and her sister Felisa Miculax Buch have grown their weaving and embroidery business and are now selling in several markets including; Chimaltenango, Solola, and Tecpan. Marta and Feliza coordinate the work assignments and distribution of...