Low-rise buildings at Ciudad Mariche, a “socialist city” just outside Caracas, Venezuela. The government has so far built seven blocks housing 325 families but plans to build more.
  • Low-rise buildings at Ciudad Mariche, a “socialist city” just outside Caracas, Venezuela. The government has so far built seven blocks housing 325 families but plans to build more.
  • A primary school at the newly built “socialist city” Ciudad Mariche just outside Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Saidubi Salazar stands in Cristina Ardila’s apartment in Ciduad Mariche. Ardila, who is unemployed, will begin paying off the $9,000 for her home in monthly installments. She said she had no money to buy furniture.
  • A member of a women’s sewing company working on a shirt at Ciudad Mariche’s textile workshop.
  • Ciudad Mariche, one of 55 “socialist cities” the government is planning to build in Venezuela. The projects consist of low-income housing and various projects to encourage economic self-sufficiency.

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