Mercedes Perez Suazo (MACHE)

Date of Birth: 10/29/1942

Year Widowed: 2007

Religion: Christian

Children: 10 living children – 3M/7F; 3 deceased children

Lives alone

La Elba, Santa Elena

Mache lives alone in the La Elba village. She depends on random jobs such as harvesting sugar cane and coffee beans. At other times she depends on her neighbors for food. She loves to knit and is generous with what little she has.