Señor Alfredo is 34 years old and lives with his partner with whom he has a five-year-old child. Alfredo has worked in agriculture for over 11 years. They live in the community of Forestal Playon Distante, 60 km from Torno, where they have a plot of land on which they grow watermelon, corn, citrus fruits and manioc. The loan he has requested is to plant manioc and to cover the costs involved in preparing the ground. Everything that they grow they sell directly from the producer to the consumer in the local market. Alfredo feels happy and grateful with the organization for the support it provides, since this is the only activity that enables him to support his family.
El Sr. Alfredo, tiene 34 años vive con su pareja con la que tienen un hijo de la edad de 5 años el Sr. Alfredo se dedica a la agricultura, hace más de 11 años, ellos viven en la comunidad de Forestal Playon Distante a 60 km. del Torno, donde tienen su parcela donde siembran sandia, maíz, cítricos y yuca, el crédito que ha solicitado es para la siembra de yuca y los gastos que implica el preparado de la tierra Todo lo que ellos siembran lo venden directo del productor al consumidor en el mercado de la zona, se siente feliz y agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado ya que esta es su única actividad que le permite mantener a su familia.
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.