Because she fed the katipuneros and healed their wounds. She took care of them and gave them motherly advice even though she knew that what she is doing is dangerous. Secret meetings were held at her house and she is one of the witnesses in tearing the cedulas. She also give prayers for them and she was the one who kept the important informations of the katipuneros and the katipunan. When the Spaniards knew about these, she did not even spill an info and sacrificed her life.