The mother of Jesca is not able to take her to school because of her financial state. The little income she earns comes from working as a laborer working in other peoples gardens. Her husband does not support her.
Jesca is doing well but had stomach pain last month. She received treatment and recovered.
Jesca stays with her mother who is a peasant farmer. They have a small piece of land on which they grow food but in most cases not enough. She has no stable income except providing casual labor in exchange for money to support the family. Jesca lacks the basic necessities like clothing, bedding and scholastic materials.