Karya Mandiri 2 Group
He buys the shoes from a factory then resells them again at an affordable price. His business is the only place in the street that sells shoes which is an advantage for him over his competitors among the street vendors.
With the loan, he will rent a more permanent kiosk in the nearby market where he can run his business and add a greater variety of shoe types to his inventory. By doing so, he hopes to increase his income for the family and children's education. Suwandi will use this loan to increase the capital available to buy shoes and sandals.
Suwandi expects to be able to grow his business and generate more income which will allow him to have some savings in order to send both of his children to higher education.
About VisionFund IndonesiaVisionFund Indonesia is a Christian micro venture capital organization owned by Mitra Masyarakat Sejahtera (MMS) and Wahana Visi Indonesia. Founded in 2000, VFI operates in both Jakarta and Surabaya, the two biggest cities in Indonesia. VFI targets the entrepreneurial poor who have existing microbusinesses for at least 6 months and have no financial access to commercial banks. VFI also provides microinsurance for all clients through a partnership with Allianz insurance company. With nine branches as of 2011, VFI hopes to expand in order to reach underserved microfinance markets in other islands of Indonesia.
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