No matter your age, there’s always a dream to work for
When she was a little girl in Guatemala, Cecilia taught herself the traditional method of weaving practiced by indigenous Mayan communities for generations. Now in her 60s, she has spent her life making and selling the colorful textiles of her people.
The grandmother of sponsored child Monique, Cecilia wants to keep weaving as long as she can. “My daughter tells me not to work anymore, but I long to work,” she said. “I feel happy in doing so. To me, it is a blessing from God.”
Watch as Cecilia demonstrates what she loves to do and weaves simple threads into beautiful fabrics.