My Citi FX Local Host, Mario


I was lucky enough to be chosen to participate in a Local Host program where Reach the World matched me up with Mario. He works with a company called Citibank in Escazú, which is just west of San Jose. I really enjoyed getting to meet him and learn about his life!

What is your full name?:

My full name is Mario Sauma.

Where do you live? What is your house like?:

I live in San José, in a small, two-story house. I have lived on and off in Costa Rica for about five years.

What is your family like?:

There's four of us in my immediate family. I have my mom, dad and sister. I also have lots of uncles, cousins and other family. My sister and I both live in Costa Rica right now, but my parents are living in Venezuela.

How do you get around?:

I have a car that I use to get around.

What types of clothing do you like to wear?:

I pretty much wear the same type of business clothes every day for work. Other than that, I like to wear T-shirts and shorts. I really like the fact that, in Costa Rica, I don't have to wear winter clothes because the weather is always warm.

What do you like to do in your free time?:

I like to do a lot of things. I play sports, go out with friends, spend time at the beach, play video games and cook.