Panel Discussion: Microfinance in a Cultural Context: Working with Indigenous Communities in Guatemala

Panel Discussion: Microfinance in a Cultural Context: Working with Indigenous Communities in Guatemala

Panel Discussion: Microfinance in a Cultural Context: Working with Indigenous Communities in Guatemala

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Date and Time

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, F

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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Join us for this conversation with the directors of the non-profit organization Asociación Awakening Guatemala, who lead microfinance projects throughout Guatemala, including in Tejutla, Guatemala. Asociación Awakening promotes microenterprise development by providing sustainable financial services for low-income and indigenous communities in the region. Learn about how language and cultural differences are mitigated in this model of development and discuss some of the ethical considerations raised by this enterprise.

Presenters: Rudy Castro Locón (Director of Lending)
Braulio Gómez Taracena (Executive Director)
Gabriel Gómez Mejía (Assistant Executive Director)

Co-sponsored by: Program in Latin American Studies, Francis G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, the Ahlers Center for International Business and the USD School of Business

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