The Decent Housing Program benefited the protagonist Rosa Meléndez Castro in the Georgino Andrade neighborhood of District VII, she and her family lived for more than 27 years in vulnerable conditions. Meléndez is elderly, her husband, daughter and granddaughter will live with her.
The beneficiary family had been waiting for years for a miracle that would change their lives and the construction of their new home is part of the restitution of rights that the Central Government has been carrying out through the municipalities and that in the last three years, with the support brotherhood of China (Taiwan) an immediate response has been given to cases of emergency and extreme vulnerability, benefiting 449 families.
Reyna Rueda Alvarado, Mayor of Managua, upon handing over the new home to the Meléndez family confirmed once again the commitment of the Sandinista Government, "the emotion of the family, the joy, when they receive this blessing is the commitment of our government that continues to dignify to the families, who for years have lived in vulnerability, Doña Rosita spent a lifetime with the dream of improving her house, as of today it will no longer get wet when it rains, winter will no longer be a cause for concern for this family."
For the protagonist Rosa Meléndez Castro there are no words that can describe the emotion of knowing that she will receive Christmas in a new house.
“I am sorry that I cannot answer, that I cannot speak, knowing that all my suffering and that of my family was left behind, it is something that is priceless, we are no longer going to get wet when winter comes, I never thought I would celebrate the Christmas in a new house and this was possible thanks to the good heart of Commander Daniel and the friends from China (Taiwan)”.
For his part, the Minister Counselor of this sister country, Mr. Iván Lo, expressed the joy he feels at transforming the lives of hundreds of protagonists.
"We are excited and moved to see the happiness of a family that is benefited from this program, we are witnesses of how the Government of President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo is fighting to lift families out of poverty and vulnerability", Lo finished.