Victor is 36 years old and single. He earns a living making wicker chairs from "bejuco" (a kind of plant that you use the stems of), a trade he learned from his father and has been doing for a number of years. He lives in the city of San Jose.
This loan is his first within the institution. Victor is going to use this loan to buy a motorcycle which will allow him to get from one place to another for his work. Victor faces challenges in his business: he wants to get out of poverty and improve his quality of life. He wishes are to sell his artisan products in different locations including the city of Santa Cruz and to be considered one of the finest artisans. He feels happy and grateful for the support given by the institution.
El Sr. Víctor tiene 36 años y es soltero, el se dedica a la fabricación de sillas de bejuco es una planta el utiliza sus tallos, realiza esta actividad desde hace ya varios años actividad que aprendió de su padre, el vive en la localidad de san Jose, este préstamo es su primera secuencia dentro de la institución, Víctor va a usar este préstamo para la compra de una moto ya que esta le permitirá movilizarse de un lugar a otro ofreciendo su trabajo, Víctor enfrenta retos en su negocio que son salir de la pobreza y va a utilizar los beneficios para mejorar su calidad de vida, su deseo es vender sus productos artesanales a distintas localidades y también a la ciudad de Santa cruz y ser uno de los mejores artesanos, se siente feliz y 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.