Total loan: $275


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Solola, Solola, Guatemala / Arts

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A loan helped to buy thread for making traditional huipils.

Isabel's story

Isabel is a mother who has great aspirations in life. She's 43 years old and married, and she has a beautiful family of three children between the ages of 12 and 20. They live in a community in Caserío Chuituj. She's a very persevering, hardworking, and generous person.

She works making and selling huipils from her region to help her husband with the household expenses. She has about 18 years of experience in this line of work. Her business is located on some of the main streets in her community. She also works growing maxan [Calathea lutea].

Wanting to strengthen her business and improve her income, Isabel is requesting a loan to invest in a variety of thread to continue making beautiful traditional attire.