Don Mario lives in the community of Villa Tumavi, which is 15 km from the town of El Torno. His main business activity is providing transportation services. On a daily basis, Don Mario travels more than 120 km (the distance required to reach the city of Santa Cruz). He is divorced and has two children who are of college age. They receive assistance from both of their parents.
Don Mario vive en la comunidad de Villa Tumavi a 15 Km. de la localidad de El Torno su actividad principal el transporte debiendo recorrero diariamente mas de 120 KM (distancia a la ciudad de Santa Cruz); es divorciado y tiene a su cargo a sus dos hijos, los cuales están en edad colegial, recibe colaboración de sus padres.
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