Martina is from the highland town of Cajamarca, Peru. She was born on Oct 10, 1974 and has completed primary school. She has two children. 

Before Chimuk, Martina was a full time housewife, or ¨ama de de casa¨. She loves to knit because she enjoys the challenge of learning new techniques and styles and it fills her free time. Her dream is to one day have her own business.