Only three more days until Power Women, Power Tools ! Today, we want to introduce two more families whose homes the power women will be working on this Saturday. Say hello to the Ocampo and Osorio families!
Socorro and her two sons live in a substandard two-bedroom, one-bathroom home with her parents. Socorro has lived in the City of Lynwood for 30 years and works as a dental assistant. Christopher finished his second year of college and is working toward a degree in mechanical engineering. Ernesto has been part of the Young Marines program and hopes to join the Marines when he turns 18. Both love to play guitar and give lessons to friends.
Socorro feels blessed to be learning how to build her own home and her sons are also enjoying the experience of being challenged with different tasks every time they build.
The first thing Socorro is going to do in her new home is cook for her sons. Socorro knows that her house will be a place for her family to gather and be together for years to come.
Ana and her three children live in an overcrowded one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. Ana has worked as a Certified Nurse Assistant for over 18 years at a convalescent hospital. Ulises just graduated from high school and is saving money for nursing school. He works part-time and contributes to the household. Annaby is a social-butterfly that enjoys music. Nayeli is athletic and excels at basketball and soccer.
Working alongside other families and volunteers, the children have enjoyed the fact that everyone works together and helps each other – something that they will continue to do in their community and at their schools.
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