Felix Alberto Mendoza Rizo and his wife, Margarita de los Angeles Martinez Machado, live in the Divino Niño barrio of El Sauce with their baby, Seyling Guadalupe Mendoza Martinez. They are about to get a house with funds donated by Colin Johnson.
Felix and Margarita come from poor families. Felix, who studies English, works as a construction worker, but has has had no luck with permanent work, only part-time. He raises corn, beans, and millet for his family.