Nicolasa is 49 and has two daughters and her son, Alvaro. She was born in a small village near the Lake. She met her husband when she was 15 and moved to San Pedro when they married. From the money she has earned through JUSTA, Nicolasa and her family has been able to build two new rooms onto their existing two room house. Nicolasa has a charming dry humor about her, and her jokes are enjoyed by all the women in the collective.