Señora Mariela is a long-standing client of the microfinance institution Emprender. She has a clothing business and sells a variety of clothes, such as underwear, pants, blouses, quilts and blankets, among others. She is a peddler and sells to all kinds of people. She lives in her parents' home in Loreto, a neighborhood in the south-east of her city. She is still single, but considers forming a family in some time.
Mariela says that she will use her loan to buy underwear in bulk to generate more income to provide for her needs and contribute to household expenditures. She is a hard-working person and is happy and grateful to Emprender for its support.
La señora Mariela es una cliente antigua de la institución se dedica al comercio de ropa, vende ropa variada como ser ropa interior, pantalones, blusas, edredones, frazadillas, entre otros los cuales distribuye de forma ambulante a sus diferentes clientes, ella vive en casa familiar de sus padres al sud este de la ciudad en la zona de Loreto es soltera por el momento ya que con el tiempo piensa formar una familia , la señora indica que el crédito lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería ropa interior por mayor y así de esta manera generara ingresos para sustentarse y ayudar con los gastos familiares, es una persona muy trabajadora se siente feliz y 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.