Sra. Beatriz D. sells flowers and plants. Her husband is an artisan who makes flowerpots. They work together, and live in a humble manner in a small home. Their two children are now grown and have their own families. She began to work with Emprender in 2004 with the group “Solidario Orquideas,” then she became independent. Her work consists of selling plants and flowers in various La Paz city markets in Bolivia. In addition she has her own stand in the southern zone of the city where she sells every day. This is her 5th loan that she can access as she is a good client.
La Sra Beatriz D., se dedica a la venta de flores y plantas, su esposo es artesano en macetas, y ambos se complementan en el trabajo, ambos viven de manera humilde, en una pequeña casita, sus dos hijos ya se independizaron para formar sus propias familias. Comenzó a trabajar en Emprender el año 2004 con el grupo Solidario Orquideas, posteriormente se individuializó. Su trabajo consiste en la venta de plantas y flores en diversas ferias de la ciudad de La Paz, Bolivia, además tiene su propio puesto de ventas en la zona sur de la ciudad, donde vende todos los días, actualmente se encuentra en su 5ta secuencia de crédito, al que accedió por ser buena cliente.
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.