Aida is an existing client of Emprender. Her business is selling personal products and toiletries such as detergents, toilet paper, sanitary towels, washing powder, soap, etc. She distributes these products wholesale to her different customers. Aida lives in the north-east area of the city of Cochabamba. Her husband is a wage earner. The couple have two children who are in school. Aida says that she will invest her loan in buying merchandise such as soap and toilet paper wholesale. This is the only income-generating business she has with which to support her family. Aida is a very hard-working person who feels grateful to the institution for the support she has received from them. It allows her to grow in her business and thereby improve her quality of life.
La señora Aida es cliente antiguo de emprender se dedica al comercio de productos de uso personal y de higiene personal como ser: detergentes, papel higiénico, toallas higiénicas, jabón de lavar ropa, jaboncillo entre otros los cuales distribuye por mayor a sus diferentes clientes, vive en la zona noreste de la cuidad de Cochabamba, su esposo es asalariado, tiene 2 hijos los cuales se encuentran estudiando, la señora indica que el crédito lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería por mayor, como jaboncillos y papel higiénico esta es la única actividad con la que generara ingresos para sustentar su familia, es una persona muy trabajadora se siente agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado ya que esto le permite crecer en su negocio y de esta manera 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.