Bunk Beds

Once a cement floor or a house is built, bunk beds are constructed to enable the families to make optimum use of their space. These small dwellings can often be home to families of up to 9 or 10 individuals. As a result as much as 5 of them can sleep together on makeshift beds. Statistics show that the incidence of incest is very high in Guatemala. The cost to build a bunk bed is $185 which includes two mattresses, pillows, sheets and blankets. It takes approximately 2 days to construct a bunk bed.