Trifon works in public transportation; he owns a trufi (minibus) and he is a member of the ATL organization (in Bolivia, public transport vehicles are privately-owned and organized into routes by various union organizations.) He drives a route from the center of the city to diverse locations in the southern part of the city. His wife, Simona, is a housekeeper in the Los Pinos neighborhood. They have 5 children; 2 of them are adults and work independently and the others are school-aged. He began working with Emprender in the year 2003 in the Aguilas group. Since that date he has also worked as needed as a dump truck driver for the construction of the "Bridge of Triplets" (a major public construction project in La Paz.) He has lived with his family in a house owned by a relative for 6 years, where they serve as caretakers. He is very grateful to Emprender and Kiva for the confidence provided in granting him this loan.
El Sr. Trifon, tiene un tranporte que lo trabaja en el sindicato de trufis ATL, que hacen la ruta del centro de la ciudad a los diversos lugares de la zona sur, su esposa la Sra. Simona, trabaja de empleada del Hogar en la zona Los Pinos, tienen cinco hijos, de los cuales los dos mayores ya trabajan independientemente y los otros tres en edad escolar.
El trabajo con Emprender desde el año 2003 en el grupo solidario Aguilas, a la fecha tambien trabaja cuando le requieren en el manejo de volqueta para la construcción de los puentes trillizos, él con su familia viven en la casa de un pariente a manera de cuidadores, donde se encuentran ya más de seis años.
Esta muy agradecido con Emprender y Kiva por la confianza brindada en la otorgacion del credito.
Emprender has been working in Bolivia since 1999. It is dedicated to becoming a key tool in the development of its clients and the improvement of their quality of life. Operating in three of Bolivia’s major cities – La Paz, Cochabamba, and Santa Cruz – Emprender offers both urban and rural clients the opportunity to obtain financial products tailored to fit their needs and businesses. These products include housing loans, salary loans, “opportunity” (short-term) loans, and higher education loans. To better the quality of life for its clients and non-clients through non-financial services, Emprender offers free medical consultations and health classes given by trained doctors.