Libia could not contain her excitement when she found out she had been selected as a Bryan/College Station Habitat partner family. In June, staff from Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity stopped by the Rojo family’s small two bedroom trailer in Bryan to share the news with her and her eldest daughter, Anahi. Most noted was the condition of the exterior of the home, a small lane with multiple potholes, lead into the community of trailers; the lack of yard space meant there will children playing in the street. Upon entering the home, it became apparent that the energy required to operate the window unit in the living room taxed the electricity of the entire trailer; anything that did not need to be plugged in was unplugged and most of the lights were turned off to allow the trailer to be cooled.
Growing up in Mexico City, Libia knows about cramped living quarters, living with her mother’s family in a single home. She worked as a seamstress before coming to the United States to pursue a better life for herself and her children. Currently working for Sanderson Farms, Libia is excited is excited about creating a stable home for her family, creating a place where the children can create memories and develop a foundat