Martha is 56 years old and lives in the Alto San Pedro area of the city of La Paz. She rents and lives alone. She has one son, who is an adult.
She has worked selling dishes for six years. She travels to Oruro where she obtains her merchandise. She sells in her area and has a fixed customer base. She also travels to Los Yungas where she drops off merchandise her customers have ordered. Over time, she saved money and with her small savings, she started her business selling dishes. She is a single mother and educated her son alone since he was born with money from her own work. Currently she is still generating income from her business.
Martha plans to use this loan to purchase dishes to increase her merchandise and have a little more income from the holidays at the end of the year. As for her experience, she wants to improve her income. She has a payment attitude and is enterprising in administering her income and her business.
MARTHA TIENE 56 AÑOS VIVE EN LA ZONA DE ALTO SAN PEDRO DE LA CIUDAD DE LA PAZ, VIVE EN ALQUILER, VIVE SOLA, TIENE UN HIJO, EL CUAL ES INDEPENDIENTE, CUENTA CON LA VENTA DE VAJILLAS CON 6 AÑOS DE EXPERIENCIA EN SU ACTIVIDAD. REALIZA VIAJES A ORURO, DE DONDE SE PROVEE LA MERCADERÍA. COMERCIALIZA EN SU ZONA Y CUENTA CON CLIENTELA SEGURA, TAMBIÉN VIAJA A LOS YUNGAS DONDE DEJA MERCADERÍA A PEDIDO DE SUS CLIENTES. LA CLIENTE CON EL TRANSCURSO DEL TIEMPO AHORRÓ DINERO DE DONDE CON ESE PEQUEÑO AHORRO SE CAPITALIZÓ PARA LA VENTA DE VAJILLAS, ELLA ES MADRE SOLTERA EDUCÓ A SU HIJO SOLA DESDE QUE NACIÓ CON EL SUSTENTO DE SU PROPIO TRABAJO, A LA FECHA AÚN SIGUE GENERANDO INGRESOS CON EL NEGOCIO QUE TIENE. EL DESTINO DEL CRÉDITO ES PARA COMPRA DE MERCADERÍA EN VAJILLAS, DONDE REQUIERE DEL MISMO PARA INCREMENTAR SU MERCADERÍA Y TENER UN POCO MÁS DE INGRESOS POR LAS FIESTAS DE FIN DE AÑO. EN CUANTO A SU EXPERIENCIA QUIERE MEJORAR SU NIVEL DE INGRESOS, CUENTA CON ACTITUD DE PAGO Y EMPRENDIMIENTO EN LA ADMINISTRACIÓN DE SUS INGRESOS Y DE SU NEGOCIO.
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