Learn to Earn


Emilia is a 69 year old woman who lives in the Segundo Barrio area of El Paso, Texas and struggles to make ends meet due to the current economic state of our country.

Emilia has many health issues and the cost of medicine and rent weigh heavy on her. But Emilia refused to give up and instead went to Centro Mujeres de la Esperanza to seek help.

Through the "Learn to Earn" classes, Emilia discovered she had many talents. Now, Emilia is now is making beautiful handmade Crosses with clothes pins used to hang laundry.

Emilia feels blessed to have learned how to make her artistic crosses, and she makes each one with love.