Mr. Lino was born in the village 10 de Diciembre in the Grand Valley. He is married, and he and his wife Ana have two adult children. Now he lives in Sombrerito and works as a farmer alongside his wife and children. They grow rice, corn, acachairu ( a small fruit from the mangosteen family), and plantains. They plant and harvest all these crops and then bring them to the market in Santa Cruz. With the loan money they hope to buy citrus plants like oranges, mandarines, etc. to expand their farm. Mr. Lino is a very hardworking man, and he has worked in agriculture since he was a young boy. He has a great store of knowledge about soil and plants. He is thankful for the support offered by this institution.
El señor Lino nacido el 10 de Diciembre en Valle grande casado con la Sra. Ana con 2 hijos ambos mayores, hoy viven en sombrerito trabajan en la agricultura junto a su esposa y sus hijos, siembran arroz, maíz, también tienen una quinta de achachairu y plátano todo lo que cosechan sacan a vender al mercado de Santa Cruz, con el dinero del crédito desean comprar plantas cítricas para la siembra ya que vieron que hay mucha ganancias con estas plantas, como la naranja, mandarina, etc., el Sr. Lino es una persona muy trabajadora desde muy pequeño se dedico a esta actividad y ya tiene mucho conocimientos sobre la tierra y las plantas, esta 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.