Rosa was born in 1938, and lost her husband 20 years ago, possibly to poison. Rosa has three children, two sons and one daughter who all are married and out of the house. However, she cares for one 10-year-old grandson.

Rosa came to the True Vineyard family as of May 2012. Before coming to True Vineyard Rosa worked in the gardens or made pots to care for her family. She also attends a local Anglican Church where she was baptized.