Julio's main business activity is repairing televisions, radios, DVD players and other electrical appliances. He acquired most of his knowledge in the field in an empirical manner, through practice. He also took some courses in technical maintenance. He provides his service in a street with a lot of commercial activity in the city of La Paz.
Julio lives in Alto Tacagua district, in his mom's house, together with his wife and children. His wife is a nurse and helps with the family's expenses. Julio works from morning to evening in order to cover his family's expenses and so that, in the future, he can buy his own home. He will use this loan to buy televisions, an activity which he is thinking of breaking into in order to increase his income. His knowledge in this field helped him to take this decision. He is grateful to the institution for the support they have offered him.
El señor Julio tiene como principal actividad económica el servicio técnico en reparación de televisores, radios DVD y otros aparatos electrónicos, la mayor parte de su conocimiento en el área lo adquirió de manera empírica con la practica y también pasando cursos de mantenimiento técnico, brinda este servicio en un ambiente en una calle muy comercial de la ciudad de la Paz, el vive en la zona de alto Tacagua en casa de su mama junto a su esposa y a sus hijos, su esposa es enfermera y ayuda en los gastos familiares, don julio trabaja desde la mañana hasta la noche para poder solventar los gastos de su familia y en un futuro poder comprar una casa propia, el préstamo que solicito es para la compra de televisores actividad en la que piensa incursionar para incrementar sus ingresos, sus conocimientos en esta área ayudaron a tomar esta decisión, esta agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado.
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.