J. C. has been selling balls for the past two years. He has steady customers who send him orders from the Cochabamba provinces and also from within the city itself. Sales of his products are doing well. They include soccer balls, and balls for swimming pools.
He will use the money from this loan to buy balls of different sizes. He works with an entrepreneurial bank (communal bank) called “Villa Paraíso” (Paradise Way). It’s in its third cycle and he has also obtained loans of opportunity, for which he has established a good repayment record.
This young man lives in his aunt’s house, for which he pays rent. He is single and has lots of ambition to succeed. He also wants to complete his studies and establish a professional career in order to improve his quality of life.
El joven J. C. se dedica a la venta de balones desde hace dos años, tiene clientes fijos que le hacen pedidos de Provincias de la ciudad de Cochabamba y también en la ciudad, le va muy bien con la venta de sus productos que son balones futbol, también balones para piscinas, este crédito es para la compra de variedad de tamaños de balones, el trabaja ya con un banco de emprendimiento Villa Paraíso, esta en su tercer ciclo, también saca créditos oportunos, donde ha demostrado ser muy cumplido es sus pagos. El Joven vive en alquiler, en la casa de su tía, es soltero, con muchas ganas de superación, también tiene deseos de terminar sus estudios y ser profesional para así poder mejorar su calidad de vida.
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.