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A Kiva Borrower Starts a Home Weaving Business in Guatemala
Guatemala

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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Copyright: Audrey scott and daniel noll
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Uploaded: 01/08/2009
Updated: 16/08/2013
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Tags: guatemala; totonicapan; rural; microfinance; microcredit; kiva; weaving; home business; weaving loom
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