RUCAL SIMAJ FAMILY (ANA)
The Simaj Family lives in Chimaltenango, a big city 55 kilometers from Guatemala City. This industrial city is famous for companies working in exportation of vegetables. Ana is a single mother, she works hard for the family. She works for a local company called SUMAR as a laborer (packing vegetables). Kevin works in the same company as well. Anahi and Henry are twins, they have to work also to help with the economy of the family. For now, Anahi stays at home to take care of the baby. Their salries are not enough to cover thebasic needs.
This family lives in one room made of metal zinc. They have one bed and one bunkbed bed, all for four people and the baby. They have respiratory problems. The kitchen is inside the room. The family cooks with gas. This product is very expensive in the last days in Guatemala. The
bathroom is outside the house, made of plastic and metal zinc. SUMAR, a local company helps the community, exports vegetables and give opportunities of development to many families. SUMAR is our partner in the area.
“We are living togetenr in the same room, we need more space, hygiene is important, privacy, health and here is very difficult, we need a block house” Ana, the mother said.
- Donations. Deadline: October 28th 2022 GOAL: $4,900.00 0% 0%