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Jero Ketut Taman
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Living in a village where the majority raise pigs, so is Jero Taman who has a fattening piglet business. Loan from Dinari for Rp3000,000 (about US$330) used to buy 4 fattening piglets at a price of Rp1,000,000 (about US$110). The rest was to buy feed. Every day Jero Taman started her work at 8:00AM. First she cleans the stall, then feeding. Sometimes she gave alternative feed like leafs as additional feed. Until harvest she spent Rp1,500,000 (about $165) for feed for 6 months. Income was Rp4,600,000 (about US$500), so nett profit is Rp1,200,000 (about US$132). With this profit she used to support & pay for household expenses.

Translated from Bahasa Indonesia by Gwan Liong Ang, Kiva volunteer.


Hidup di pedesaan sebagian besar memelihara ternak babi. Begitu juga dengan Jero Taman memiliki usaha beternak babi penggemukan. Pinjam dari Dinari sebesar Rp.3.000.000,-. Dipergunakan untuk membeli 4 ekor bibit babi dengan harga Rp.1.000,000,-. Sisanya untuk modal pakan. Setiap hari Jero Taman memulai pekerjaannya mulai jam 8.00 pagi. Pertama-tama yang dilakukan membersihkan kandang setelah itu baru memberi makan.. Untuk selingannya diberi pakan alternative seperti dedaunan sebagai makanan tambahan. Sampai panen menghabiskan modal pakan Rp.1.500.000,- selama 6 bulan. Penghasilan kotor yang diterima Rp.4.600.000,-. Jadi keuntungan bersih yang diterima Rp1.200.000,-.Dengan keuntungan ini bisa dipergunakan untuk membantu semua pengeluaran rumah tangganya.

Additional Information

About Koperasi Mitra Usaha Kecil (MUK)

This loan is serviced by Koperasi Mitra Usaha Kecil (MUK), a microfinance cooperative headquartered in West Bali, Indonesia. MUK’s mission is to provide chronically poor people in Bali with opportunities to improve their lives, while raising social awareness of economic and environmental issues.
Most MUK clients live in rural settings on less than $1.25 per day. MUK’s financial products are targeted to clients’ productive activities including small businesses, farming, and livestock rearing. MUK supports clients with training in household budgeting, livestock rearing, and small business management.
MUK provides services to clients of all races and religions. For more information about MUK, please visit its partner page. Also, consider joining MUK’s Kiva lending team, Friends of Mitra Usaha Kecil.

About Indonesia

  • $4,458
    Average annual income
  • 63
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    Indonesia Loans Fundraising
  • $4,684,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 9,210.2
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Jero Ketut Taman to buy pig feedstock and feed

Membeli bibit babi dan pakan

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100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Dec 5, 2007
Listed
Nov 21, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2009