Dora Equia came to Houston in 2000 as a single mother of a 2 year old son. Later she met the man who is the father of her other 4 children. Now, she is the mother of 5 children, and the oldest is attending the University of Houston. All the other children are also still in school. In 2011, she learned from a church that she could receive help at ECHOS for the services she needed. Since first coming to ECHOS she continues to come for services and to recomend ECHOS to other people.