Santos

Santos

Santos is 68 years old and has almost three decades of problems with his teeth. He lost his permanent dentition at an early age which has caused severe loss of bone in your jaw, limitation for eating and chewing their food and headaches head and neck frequently. He has dedicated himself to agriculture and construction…

Maximilian

Maximilian

Maximilian is 68 years old. He suffers from arterial hypertension, diabetes and pain inhis body due to arthritis, but that does not prevent his dedication to agriculture work he’s been doing thought the life. At the dental office, we diagnosed abundant bacterial plaque, gingivitis and bleeding, some teeth fractured and other necrotic or dead (root…

Raúl

Raúl

Don Raúl is 78 years old and is retired. It’s been a couple of years since he was diagnosed Parkinson’s disease, but tremors and difficulty walking and moving prevent him from staying active and working on a daily basis grinding corn. 20 years ago Raúl had a traffic accident in which he almost lost his…

Lucila

Lucila

Lucila is 56 years old and has epilepsy. She is under the care of her 66-year-old sister who is dedicated to the chores of his her humble home. Although her convulsions and the severity of her condition are already better controlled, her medication produces hyperplasia gingival (gum overgrowth) modifies the shape of the oral cavity…

Victoria

Victoria

Victoria is 84 years old. As a young girl, her first job was working with her father in the cotton fields of Acajutla (Sonsonate). Later, she dedicated her entire life to planting and harvesting corn and beans and raising chickens. “The machete and extreme work was my life” says Victoria. She currently helps take care…

Chepito

Chepito

Chepito is 73 years old and quite a cheerful person. He is a caretaker of the ranch. Chepito helps with raising chickens and eggs. In his young age he remembers being in the barracks and having to work in the field. He moves with difficulty but has a great attitude. He suffered the loss of…

Cecilia

Cecilia

Cecilia is 87 years old. She survives from chicken farming. Part of his her life was the “midwife” (person who assists with the Parthians) of the Zonte. Almost every day she has to walk for 1.4km cobbled slope by herself form her house to the place she sells soft drinks and candy. Cecilia also supports…

Paolo

Paolo

Pablo is 74 years old and has devoted his entire life to masonry and construction. Pablo’s recovery process lasted for 3 months and he underwent 6 surgeries that made his lower teeth reconstruction possible.

Manuel

Manuel

Manuel is 58 years old. He is unemployed for a long time, although sometimes he gets the opportunity to take care of a ranch. The little income he earns he uses it to survive and in the care of his elderly mother. Manuel showed signs of malnutrition, chronic periodontal problems (purulent infection and extreme tooth…

Jesús

Jesús

Jesus is 52 years old. He is diabetic. Six years ago he underwent a hernia surgery. He has an old pickup in which he offers transport service to the mountain withthe help of his son. Fourteen years ago he survived a closed-range attack on him. As a result of the attack, Jesus was in a…

Rosaura

Rosaura

Rosaura is 42 years old, living on a very limited resources. She’s taking care of cattle and washing other people’s clothes in the river to survive. She takes care of her three children, one of them with a mental disabilities. Almost on the verge of tears she recounted being physically abused and psychologically in the…

Alberto

Alberto

Alberto is 77 years old that dedicated his entire life to agriculture. He also takes care of the cattle to survive. In the 90’s Alberto worked as a gardener of the former president Calderón Sol (1994-1999) who at that time helped him get his prostate operation. All of his children emigrated to the America in…