Civil status: Married
Some will say that we are weak, others will say that only we dream and prattle, but the truth is that every day we are stronger and more. Yes, more Manuelas who say what we feel, we worked long and hard and we value and appreciate our work.
To Lucia Jalanoca Cutipa recognize that her work is important, that has a value, has allowed her to change her life and of her family. “Particularly with my artisan work I helped my husband to build the house, and he knows how much I earn with my work. When he has time he helps me with the housework. ‘Just weave, I clean the house and wash the kids clothes’, he tells me and also my children help me at home. Thus I organize myself with my family. The secret is to show them the money you earn and they also feel happy. My son knows when I receive the money and said: ‘Mamita, this time you buy me some clothes or toys’. Satisfying their cravings makes me happy”, confesses Lucia.