Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business

 
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business has received 10 donations
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $4,951 from an original funding goal of $4,948!
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business posted a progress report
    May 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Latin America Program Assistant
    Milvian Aspuac, Economic Development Program Coordinator of the Women’s Association for the Development of Sacatepéquez (AFEDES), visited San Francisco in May 2007 to participate in the International Funders for Indigenous People (IFIP) Conference. This year, the IFIP Conference’s theme was “Weaving a New Path in...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business posted a progress report
    March Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Latin America Program Assistant
    AFEDES organized a series of training workshops for women who did not previously know how to weave. The excitement of the TUPUEDES Store and its benefits to indigenous women had spread quickly throughout the local communities, and many women were expressing a high-level of desire to join this clothing business but lacked...
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    • Tilly
      Tilly I was glad to know how many women were learning to weave. I like that about Global Giving keeps donors up to date on projects.
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    • KatZav
      KatZav Thank you for your comments Tilly. What I find so encouraging in this update is that the women who lead these workshops are members of AFEDES. It means that AFEDES is giving more work opportunities to its members instead of hiring an outside professional to lead these weaving workshops. I am also glad that AFEDES did not... Read more »
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business posted a progress report
    December 2006 Progress Report
    By - Katherine Zavala - Latin America Program Fellow
    AFEDES coordinated 14 training workshops on how to adapt traditional patterns of blouses, skirts and handbags into new styles that are more marketable to the modern indigenous women and for the international export market. A total of 32 women, including weavers, seamstresses and embroiderers, participated in these workshop...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business posted a progress report
    AFEDES Project Update August 2006
    By - Katherine Zavala - IDEX Program Fellow
    At the completion of its first year, AFEDES has achieved great progress with the “TUPUEDES” store, which intends to make traditional weaving more feasible. AFEDES shares its experiences in this progress report, which can be listed as follows: (1) AFEDES members are improving their weaving skills through training...
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business has received 44 donations
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business posted a progress report
    Update Report February 2006
    By - Yael Falicov - Latin America Program Director, IDEX
    AFEDES has made tremendous progress in less than one year towards its goal of making traditional weaving more viable. In summary, the key outcomes of this project this far are as follows: (1) Local weavers have access to affordable, high quality thread through the TUPUEDES store. This lowers the cost of production and...
    • 9 years ago
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  • Help Guatemalan Women Launch a Clothing Business has received 4 donations
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Project Leader

Gillian Wilson

IDEX Latin America Program Director
San Francisco, CA United States

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