Meet a Habitat family Leopoldina Bolaños Avelino lives in Mezcala, one of the poorest communities in the state of Guerrero.
For years she lived with his family in a house of reeds and sheet.
“My house was a pond, a lot of water came in and it was very windy; at night my kids were crying at seeing how the rain wet their clothes, corn and everything we had”.
Habitat for Humanity in Mexico Since 1989, Habitat for Humanity Mexico has fought poverty through adequate housing, supporting and empowering more than 57,000 families in organized communities.
For more information, visit: The housing need in Mexico Despite the progress that has been made in providing housing in recent years, more than 53.3 million people in Mexico do not have the financial means to buy or build adequate housing (45.5%).