Felisa Barrero Porto

Felisa is 23 years old and is the mother to one-year-old Yamil. She was born in the Bautista Province, which is located 4 hours from La Paz. 2 years ago Felisa moved to El Alto, a city much closer to La Paz. Felisa has a big family consisting of 4 brothers 3 sisters - one of them is Veronica Barrera who is also part of the beyondBeanie family.

Felisa was fortunate enough to finish school. Before starting her work at beyondBeanie, she used to graze alpacas in rural areas of La Paz. She now feels happy and rewarded working with the beyondBeanie family.

Her dream is to have her own grocery store and to keep improving her life and the life of her son.



Send Felisa a "thank you" or a "hello"!  To do so, please write an email to artisans@beyondbeanie.org indicating your artisan's name.