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Total loan: $9,500


Bayamon, PR, Puerto Rico / Arts

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A loan helped to create new puppets and music for our new production and boost our advertising.

Noelia's story

I grew up in a very creative and loving family, where one of the most important things was serving and helping others. My dad and mom where both teachers and worked in the Department of Education here in Puerto Rico. I was an extremely shy girl that did not want to speak in front of others. Theatre and puppets where the perfect tools to deal with my shyness. When I started in the company with my parents, brothers, sister and cousins, I saw it as an activity were, we could have fun and stay together as a family. I heard the laughter and joy of the audience in our first performance, at that moment I knew that this is what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. It felt awesome to be able to entertain and educate my peers (I was 13 years old). Today I am looking forward to spread the knowledge acquired. I am eager to keep learning and giving to others. I would love to train the new generation in the art of puppetry through my own puppet workshop and create new jobs for them so they wont leave our island.