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A Kiva Borrower Starts a Home Weaving Business in Guatemala

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A Kiva borrower takes a small loan to purchase a weaving loom and start a home business to support his family in a village outside of Totonicapan, Guatemala. The same space houses both the business (weaving loom) and a family of four. Juan had just sold his first batch of woven cloth (for traditional skirts) when we visited him, getting his business off to a good start.

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A: Sasc

por Rony de leon, a 19.0 km.

Sasc

B: Colorful Cemetery in Xela (Quetzaltenango), Guatemala

por Audrey Scott and Daniel Noll, a 19.6 km.

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Colorful Cemetery in Xela (Quetzaltenango), Guatemala

C: Backstreet

por Jan Vrsinsky, a 25.4 km.

Backstreet

D: Mayan lady sells colorful rugs

por Jan Vrsinsky, a 25.5 km.

Mayan lady tries to sell us colorful rugs during our breakfast in San Pedro, Guatemala

Mayan lady sells colorful rugs

E: View of Lake Atitlan from San Pedro

por Jan Vrsinsky, a 25.5 km.

View of Lake Atitlan from San Pedro

F: Hanging Shoes

por Jan Vrsinsky, a 25.5 km.

Hanging Shoes

G: San Pedro

por Jan Vrsinsky, a 25.6 km.

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San Pedro

H: Dock in San Pedro La Laguna

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This dock servers boats going to Panajachel on the other side of the lake.

Dock in San Pedro La Laguna

I: Big Foot Tours San Pedro

por Jan Vrsinsky, a 25.7 km.

Big Foot Tours San Pedro

J: Storekeeper and her kid

por Jan Vrsinsky, a 25.8 km.

It was fun to watch them play and we also had a glass of a fresh tasty orange juice in the stand

Storekeeper and her kid

Este panorama fue tomado en Guatemala, Central America

Esta es una vista general de Central America

Recently Central America covers 7 countries between North and South America.  Guatemala,Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panamá.

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