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The Chocolate Makers of Santa Rosa Chivité: Looking Back on 5 Years of Progress
For generations, the women of Santa Rosa Chivité, an isolated community in the eastern highlands of Guatemala, scraped a living cultivating corn, beans and cacao. Thanks to Trickle Up, they’ve gotten the training and capital needed to create a new line of artisanal chocolate that is now being sold to their neighboring communities and in restaurants located in the nearby city of Cobán.