Ofelia is an elderly woman who has lived for more than 50 years in Iztapalapa, one of the most dangerous areas in Mexico City. Mother of 8 children. After being widowed in the early seventies, she took over the butchery that her husband inherited to some of his sons.
Benjamin and Salvador, are two of her sons, who are still attending the butchery and living with her in the same house, that was inhabited by the whole family once. During an assault to the butchery, one of his sons was shot, but fortunately, survived, "thank God," she says, while the mark of the bullet still in the door that separates the butchery and her home. Ofelia is a deeply Catholic woman who rests until the job from home allows her sleep.