Sr. Pedro is a farmer. He was born in Chuquisaca and lives with Sra. Juana. Juana is a housewife and they have four young children. They currently live and work in Cañada Strongert, 25 km from Santa Rita. They have been farmers for twelve years. This loan will be used for planting watermelon and maintaining the yucca crop; this means preparing the land. They have worked with Emprender for four cycles, because it is the only institution that has offered them help in increasing their working capital.
El sr. Pedro es agricultor, nació en Chuquisaca, convine con la Sra. Juana, ella es ama de casa, tiene cuatro hijos todos menores de edad. Actualmente viven y trabajan en cañada Strongert distante a 25 km de la localidad de Santa Rita, hace 12 años que ellos se dedican a la agricultura. El destino del crédito es para la siembra de sandia y mantenimiento de yuca y lo que implica el preparado de la tierra, Ellos vienen trabajando hace cuatro secuencias con Emprender por que es la única institución que le ha dado una mano para poder aumentar su capital de trabajo.
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.