About Lluvia

Born: October 26, 2013

My name is Lluvia and I live in Mexico. Mexico is a beautiful and diverse country but my community has suffered for decades from unrest and deep poverty. My father left the family and doesn’t provide any support for me or my three siblings. My mother is doing her best, but we are facing hard times. I am happy to be at the project with my sisters. I am a good student but struggle in Spanish class. I like to paint and sing. I do not like to do the dishes.

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Lluvia (J70)

Juárez, Mexico

Once regarded as the most dangerous city in the world Juarez, Mexico sits just across the Rio Grande River. It is hard not to notice the stark contrast of wealth in the US and poverty in this wind-swept valley… or opportunity and despair. The Colonias inhabitants are comprised of the elderly, families, and widows with their children who came here to escape the crime of the city with hopes to find work at a local factory for mere dollars a day. Hope for a better life seems at their fingertips but never quite in reach due to the lack of opportunity and cost of living.