David Diaz

Leydi & Freddy
Location: Quito, Ecuador
Nationality: Ecuadorian
Biography: David Diaz Arcos is an Ecuadorian audiovisual communicator and documentary visual storyteller. He is a member of Fluxus Foto and The Everyday Projects, @everydayandes. He has worked in several State programs and various NGOs as an educator through... read on
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Leydi & Freddy
Credits: david diaz
Date of Work: 06/04/19 - 07/10/19
Updated: 12/03/19
Location: Quito,Ecuador
For the Hugs that Unite campaign of UN Ecuador. It is a campaign that was born with the intention of generating a space  to share and multiply the stories of solidarity and hospitality of Ecuadorians with people of other nationalities  and diverse backgrounds.  

Fredy Uscategui, (44 years old) Venezuela. He works as a janitor for Plaza Arenas. He he lives inside,  in a room that the Board of Directors provided for him to reside along with his two daughters 3 years ago.  Fredy arrived in Ecuador in 2015, was eradicated in the Center of Quito.  For a long time I work as an electrician, carpenter, bricklayer among other trades that he calls.  He did several jobs for the merchants of the square until he gained the respect and consideration  of the partners for their work and kindness. 

Leydi Torres, (25 years old) Colombia. Surgical Instrumentalist by profession. I arrived in Ecuador two years ago because of a job offer. When I arrived in Ecuador, the reality was different,  the company did not comply with what it had offered. Leidy often talks with his mother and siblings, one older and  one younger, he misses them as well as his hometown Cartagena, Colombia.  Alejandro, her boyfriend and her family have been a key support in adapting Leidy to this new country.  She has found a family and shelter in them, they spend a lot of their free time together,  she helps him in his profession as an artist and he supports her in her daily life, which is more complicated being a woman, migrant and foreigner.
Para la campaña Abrazos que Unen de ONU Ecuador. Es una campaña que nace con la intención de generar un espacio para compartir y multiplicar las historias de solidaridad y hospitalidad de ecuatorianos y ecuatorianas con personas de otras nacionalidades y diversos orígenes.

Fredy Uscategui, (44 años) Venezuela. Trabaja como conserje de la Plaza Arenas. El vive dentro, en un cuarto que la Junta Directiva le proporcionó para que resida junto con sus dos hijas hace 3 años.
Fredy llego a Ecuador en el 2015, Se erradico en el Centro de Quito. Por mucho tiempo trabajo como electricista, carpintero, albañil entre otros oficios que denomina. Hizo varias labores para los comerciantes de la plaza hasta que llego a ganarse el respeto y consideración de los socios por su trabajo y amabilidad.

Leydi Torres, (25 años) Colombia. Instrumentalista Quirúrgica de profesión.
Llego a Ecuador hace dos años por una oferta laboral. Cuando llego a Ecuador la realidad fue otra ya que la empresa no cumplió con lo que le había ofrecido.
A menudo Leidy charla con su madre y hermanos uno mayor y otro menor, los extraña así como su ciudad natal Cartagena, Colombia.
Alejandro, su novio y su familia han sido un apoyo clave en la adaptación de Leidy a este nuevo país.
A encontrado en ellos una familia y refugio, pasan mucho de su tiempo libre juntos, ella le ayuda en su profesión
como artista y el la apoya en su cotidiano vivir que es más complicado al ser mujer, migrante y extranjera.

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