The hard work of the comité
Choosing who will receive a 4 Walls house necessarily means deciding who will not receive one. Every month there is another stack of applications to review. Choosing is not just hard work, it is heartbreaking work. Which house is neediest, the plastic one or the adobe one? The one with very old people or the one with babies? The dangerous house with lots of people in it? Or the one that is somewhat less dangerous but whose family has suffered in it for decades?
Here are comité members Pepe, Ashley, and Jahaira on their way to one of the poorest areas of El Sauce where they will make a very difficult decision.