Margarita sells books. She is a long-term customer of the microfinance organization and is now on her fourth loan cycle. She is single and lives in a house with her mother. The house is located in the Tembladerani Zone in the city of La Paz. Margarita has been selling books, with her sister Silvana, for the past three years. She sells all types of books: social studies, math, politics, medicine, etc. She sells a large variety of books. This loan will be used to buy books wholesale for the requests that she has for the new year. There is a large demand for books at this time. This is the only source of income for Margarita. She is thankful for this institution that has allowed her to improve the quality of her life.
La señora Margarita se dedica ala comercialización de libros es cliente antigua de la institución que se encuentra en su cuarta secuencia, es soltera vive en casa de su mama, queda ubicado en la zona de Tembladerani de la ciudad de La Paz, la cliente se dedica a la comercialización de libros junto con su hermana Silvana hace 3 años, vende libros de todas las áreas ya sean sociales, físicas, matemáticas, política, medicas, ofrece una gran variedad de libros, el préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de libros por mayor por el pedido que tienen por el fin de año ya que esta época tiene gran demanda, esta es la única fuente de ingreso de la Sra. Margarita, razón por la cual se siente agradecida con la institución por el apoyo brindado para seguir adelante mejorando su calidad de vida.
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.