The Artisans


Ana (Ayala) is 35 years old and has been married for 16 years. Ana has three children, one of which attends the Katie Beth Carter Memorial Institute.

Ana loves working at OMM because she makes so many memories with the women. Ana's favorite products to make are the macrame feathers and jewelry. Ana wants her children to have careers and work in the church.

"Thank God for all of you and for this project. I pray to God for the protection of you and your family."

Ana Espinoza

Ana is 32 years old and has been married for 13 years. Ana and her husband have two boys. Ana is a leather worker and gets joy making new products and helping the other women in the room to perfect their skills.

Ana is also working to finish her degree a the university in Leon. She wants to keep improving herself and works hard to build her sewing skills so she can make new products.

"Thank you so much for the opportunity that you have given me to learn this skill that I enjoy so much. God bless everyone who made this possible."


Antonia is 49 years old and has been with her partner for 26 years. They have four children and three grandchildren. Her oldest granddaughter attends Katie Beth Carter Memorial Institute and wants to be a doctor.

Antonia loves making blessings bags and has a smile and sweet presence that is a real blessing in the sewing room. Antonia prays that she can be baptized, her partner will come to Christ and they can be married.

"Through all of you and this opportunity I have learned about loving others without expecting anything in return. Because of your organization, I have learned to show the love of God above all things, and I have learned to make skirts, shirts, and bags so I can make my own money. Thank you for teaching us all these things and may God bless you all."


Elda is 33 years old and has been married to her husband for 17 years. Elda has two children and her oldest attends KBCMI. Elda loves working at OMM making jewelry and macrame products.

"I thank God for the opportunity he has given. I have found peace and joy in the sewing room and am proud to call the other women of OMM my family."


elping meAbi is 25 years old and has been married for 3 years. Abi is a beautiful singer and fills the sewing room with beautiful worship. Abi's favorite part about her job is celebrating life with the other women of OMM. Abi prays that her husband will come to church with her, find Christ, so they can serve God together.

"Thank you all very much for the opportunity to work on this project. The sewing class has given me the skills that is helping me economically. I appreciate God for granting me the joy and kindness I have experienced with this project. Many blessings to you and yours."


Maris is 39 years old and has been married for 19 years. Maria and her husband have a son and a daughter who both attend Katie Beth Carter Memorial Institute. Maria was one of the first women to graduate from the sewing class and now works on blessings bags. She is working hard to perfect her skills so she can move to leather.

"I am grateful to God and to this project because I have overcome troubles du to the job it has provided. As a result, I now know that we are valued."


Patricia is 36 years old and has been married to her husband for 17 years. They have two beautiful daughters. Patricia works on Blessings Bags and has been working hard on practicing her leather skills. She loves that she can be close to her daughters who attend Katie Beth Carter Memorial Institute and work alongside her sister, Maria in the sewing room.

"I am grateful to God and this project for making it possible for the women to keep moving forward."


Rosi is 22 years old and the mother of a beautiful baby girl. While working and raising her daughter, Rosi is attending a local university to earn her accounting degree. Rosi dreams to own her own business. Rosi's favorite thing about working with OMM is the time with the other ladies and being able to learn more about macrame and jewelry making.

"This project has been an inspiration and a motivation to keep believing that the dreams I have can become reality. I kmow that it is not by chance that I am part of OMM and I know that through our work we are helping others, and this gives me satisfaction. When we live to serve, our rewards come from God."


Sandra is 48 years old and has been married for 16 years. Sandra and her husband have two children. Sandra enjoys working with OMM because she has such a good relationship with the women.

"I give thanks to God for placing you in this project. It has been a lot of help for me because I have learned to sew and do things I couldn't do before. May God bless you."


Yasmina is 29 years old and has been married for 5 years. Yasmina is the new and proud mama of a beautiful baby girl. Yasmina came to OMM already a master seamstress. She is a strong leader in the sewing room and loves helping the other women learn new skills.

"I want to always serve God in everything I do. I love my time with the ladies and making new product.s Thank you for the opportunity."


Diana is 23 years old and the  youngest artisan in the sewing room.   Diana’s attention to detail and precision makes her a wonderful leather worker.  Diana is about to enroll in the university and we couldn’t be more proud of her determination and dedication.

“I am very appreciative of this project and all of the encouragement. “