Josefina Ventura Pérez works during the morning at her grandmother’s “colmado”. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)

Girls breaking barriers in Batey Lechería

Bateys’ origins trace back to the twentieth century, mostly during the American occupation of 1916

Diario Libre
Aug 2, 2016 · 8 min read

1) A kid walks between homes at Batey Lechería.
2) Almost 360 families live at Batey Lechería.
3) Kids playing at the batey’s playground. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
4) Cristina helps her sister to comb her hair. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
Josefina and Maika in front of their home. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
Alexanda Shery García is a strong community leader. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
Eliana and her cousin Alexandra. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
Kids playing at the batey’s playground. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
1) Girls during a sexuality and health talk. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)
2) Elaine Féliz the speaker. (Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)


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