After more than 20 years operating on the beach, Shaw-Gonzales has seen her fair share of hardships as well as good times, but has remained committed to helping others in need. With schoolchildren being a priority, she takes pleasure in their success.
The fisherwoman, who owns a boat with the same name as her business place ‘Kasalegna’, has had a long association with the JSIF. It started in 2014 when she was the recipient of a chest freezer (deep freeze), an igloo (cooler) and a weigh scale. By then, two freezers she owned had stopped working and she was without a scale.