The lady María is a longtime client of the microfinance institution. She lives in the family home in the zone of the Carmelites in Cota Cota. María Máxima works as a baker in her own home in which she has her store where she makes cakes, cookies and cupcakes. She is very well-known in the area because of the rich desserts that she makes. María Máxima is married to León who is already retired so he helps her with purchasing the ingredients. Their children are already grown and each of them live elsewhere. She is requesting this loan for the purchase of supplies such as sugar and flour for the preparation of cakes.
La señora María es cliente antigua D. la institución ella vive en casa familiar en la zona D. las Carmelitas en Cota Cota, la Sra. Máxima se dedica a la repostería en su misma casa ya que ella tiene su tienda donD. realiza sus tortas galletas y quequesitos, ella es muy conocida por la zona por las ricas masas que prepara doña máxima es casada con el Sr. León quien ya se jubilo por lo que le ayuda con las compras D. los ingredientes sus hijos ya son mayores y cada uno ya realizo su viva aparte ella esta solicitando el crédito para la compra D. insumos como harina arroz azúcar para la elaboración D. pásteles.
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.