San Roque


San Roque is one of the most older places in the Quito, and save the immaterial cultural patrimony of the city. San Roque was denominated “Red Zone”, the majority of citizens have fear to entry in this neigborhood because it has delinquency, drugs traffic, sex workers, immigrates and other social conflicts.  The principal thing that is know about San Roque is the market but no one is interest in get know the neighborhood around it.

In Latin America the neighborhood is an identity space, it lets the organization an union of their inhabitants. The families are the center off the community and their traditions and lives are something to resist the globalization.The “popular” life is something that is unique of this neighborhood, in it decks games, volley, football, traditional food and hand laundries are still alive. People is enjoying the little things of the life.