Before joining Pro Mujer, Carmen Adelaida Cruz used to sell...
I used to work in one of the rooms below [at home] and it wasn’t good because a lot of dust would build up and my kids had less space for themselves. Now I have a workshop and my goal is to set up a shop so that I no longer sell to providers but to the public directly.
“Before, I used to get up in the morning and that would be it,” admits Sandra. Today, her occupation gives her a powerful reason to start the day. “I know I can help my children with what I do…I realize that I am doing something for me that’s made by me with my very own hands.”