Paula lives in her late grandparents' home. Her mom lives in Santa Cruz. Paula sells sandwiches in a very busy area of Cochabamba. She has been in this business for five years. She works from 7.00pm to 6.00am. She makes her sales all night long. Paula's husband works in Santa Cruz as a construction worker and she is left in charge of their two children. Her husband comes home once a month and helps her to care for the children.
Paula is a young and hard-working person. She will use her loan money to buy a refrigerator to keep the meat that she uses to make her sandwiches fresh. She is grateful to the institution for the support they have offered her.
La señora Paula vive en casa de sus abuelos que ya fallecieron su mama vive en Santa Cruz, ella se dedica a la venta de sándwich en una zona muy concurrida en Cochabamba hace 5 años que se dedica a esta actividad, el horario de trabajo de la señora es de 19:00 a 6:00 de la mañana ella vende toda la noche, su esposo trabaja en Santa Cruz de albañil ella se quedo a cargo de sus dos hijos, su esposo llega al mes una vez y le ayuda en el cuidado de sus hijos la señora es una persona joven y trabajadora, con el dinero del crédito comprara un refrigerador para mantener en buen estado la carne para realizar sus sándwiches, esta agradecida 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.