Mr. Modesto lives in Porvenir, a community that is located 25 kilometers from Santa Rita. This is the first time that he has worked with field partner Emprender. After a visit by Emprender to his community he was convinced by the ease of the loan and the speed of the paperwork. It has been 12 years since he purchased the parcel that he now works on. Mr. Modesto was born in Chuquisaca, he is single and is 47 years old. His brother lives in the same community and together they plant corn and rice. They also dedicate themselves to coal mining and raising animals. With this loan he will purchase seeds to plant corn. Mr. Modesto is very hardworking and is grateful for the opportunity granted to him.
El Sr. Modesto vive en el Porvenir una comunidad a 25 Km de Santa Rita, el es primera ves que trabaja con Emprender por que se hizo una visita a esa comunidad en el cual el quedo convencido por las facilidades del credito y la rapidez de los tramites, Hace 12 años que compro una parcela que ahora la trabaja es el soltero y Nacio en Chuquisaca tiene 47 años, su hermano vive en la misma comunidad y juntos siembran (maiz, arroz). Ellos también se dedican a la carboneria y a la crianza de animales, con el dinero del credito compraran semillas para la siembra de maiz, el Sr. Modesto es muy trabajador y esta agradecido por la oportunidad que se le brinda.
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.