Experienced in dealing with the elderly and handicapped.
Developed skills in cooking as well as hygiene maintenance. Skills were learned through on-site training as opposed to classroom education. Demonstrates expertise in the use of scrubbing brush and hair cutting.
Aided the survival and extended the lives of her clients, particularly Senor Jose Arcadio Buendia and Colonel Aureliano Buendia.
"...plunged into the chore of taking care of Jose Arcadio Buendia. [I] would bring him his food, [I] would help him with his daily necessities, wash him with soap and a scrubbing brush keep his hair and beard free of lice and nits..." p. 86
"[Colonel Aureliano] worked all day in his workshop and [I] would bring him a cup of black coffee in the middle of every morning..." p. 87