Vicky is a 28 year old woman. She is in a common law marriage and is raising 2 children. She lives in her own house with her spouse. She remarks that the quality of life in the community where she lives is of subsistence. Most of the residents are independent workers who are merchants and who raise small animals. Some of them also farm. Vicky lives in the community of San Pablo in the district of Tambogrande and department of Piura. There is only basic electricity there and water is drawn from an artisanal well. All of the families who live there live under these conditions.