Carmen has a good attitude and works very hard along with her husband, Antonio. She has a business selling soft drinks and beer at various events in the neighborhoods of the city of La Paz. Her family lives in the Chijini neighborhood. She is very devoted to her family, and also to the education of her son who is studying at the University. With the money from this loan, she will buy soft drinks at wholesale to sell at events in the neighborhood. She feels fortunate to be chosen to receive this Kiva loan, and is grateful for the support provided.
La Sra. Carmen es de buena actitud ella trabaja sacrificadamente conjuntamente con su esposo Antonio, se dedican a la venta de refrescos y cerveza en las distintas fiestas de las zonas de la ciudad de la Paz, viven en la zona chijini, es una señora dedicada a su familia y además hace estudiar a su hijo que esta estudiando en la Universidad, con el dinero del crédito comprara refrescos por mayor para ir a vender a una de las fiestas de la zona. Ella se siente beneficiada de ser elegida su crédito como crédito Kiva 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.