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Putri Sari Group
In this Group: Ni Made, Ni Putu, Ni Luh, Ni Ketut, Ni Wayan, Ni Ketut, Ni Nyoman, Ni Wayan, Ni Putu, Ni Komang, Jero
Like many Balinese women, Ni Made and the other members of the Putri Sari group raise pigs in their yards to supplement their families’ incomes. Though many women support their families in this way, they may not know the best way to raise pigs to maximize their income. Ni Made hopes that, through the MUK Pig Breeder Loan program, she will not only get capital but will also get training from MUK on the best way to feed and care for pigs. Ni Made will use her share of the loan to purchase piglets and pig feed. She plans to sell the piglets after six months for use as breeding. With her profits, she will help support her family by supplementing the income of her husband, who works as a farmer. Ultimately, Ni Made hopes that the increased income will enable her to save for the family's future.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Indonesia

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Indonesia Loans Fundraising
  • $5,461,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 8,850.0
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Putri Sari Group's $1,875 loan helped a member to purchase piglets and pig feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012