11 Benita Galindo Avila (69}

Benita was born on March 21, 1950.  Benita is well known to those who have visited WBM in Guaimaca over the years.  She walks with great difficulty because of multiple strokes, which have left her with paralysis in her leg, foot, and arm.  For many years she walked...

10 Jose Marianao Gomez Lainez (78)

Jose was born on November 21, 1941.  Jose lives alone, where he has collected sticks and other material, which he has used to build this shack.  He is unable to work and is totally dependent on friends and neighbors to provide him with occasional food, clothing, and...

9 Amado Salgado (74)

Amado was born on October 10, 1944.  He is very poor and lives in this shack with his brother.  The photos show all of his possessions, which include his bed and a few personal belongings.  He is unable to find work and is physically unable to maintain a job to earn a...

8 Paulina Ramirez Colindres (83)

Paulina was born on January 15, 1936.  She is very poor and lives with family members.  Paulina has various health problems and  sufferes with a sore on the calf of her leg that she has been caring for for many years.  We found her without food, medical care and...

6 Andres Ramirez (80)

Andres Ramirez was born on November 30, 1938.  He lives in one very small room behind a house in Guaimaca.  The only item in his room is his bed.  He has no personal belongings.  Bathroom facilities are difficult to get to from his room.  He is very poor and...