Jepun Sari Group
Update on Jepun Sari GroupNi Ketut lives in Baturiti, the middle part of Bali with two of her children are still in school. Ni Ketut helps her husband, who works as a farmer, with the family’s income by running a pig business from her home.
In order to expand the business, Ni Ketut raised capital by joining the group Jepun Sari where she was choosen by other member as the head of the group. She works together with MUK to get business loans for pig farmers.
With the loan of 2,5M IDR per person, Ni Ketut plans to buy 4 piglets which cost 500,000 IDR each and use the rest for feed. Although the price of feed is currently very expensive, Ni Ketut expects the sale of the four pigs at a later time will gain a satisfactory profit and will increase the income of the family and help with her children's school fees.
Previous Loan DetailsLike many Balinese women, Ni Ketut and the other members of the Jepun 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 income. Ni Ketut hopes that, through the... More from Jepun Sari Group's previous loan »
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This loan is part of MUK’s effort to reach small business owners in rural areas of Bali in Indonesia. Borrowers often lack collateral to be eligible for working capital loans and are located in areas where access to microfinance is limited. MUK organizes borrowers into groups that cross guarantee one another, allowing them to qualify for a loan. By funding this loan you are providing underserved borrowers with crucial capital to sustain their existing businesses.
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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
This is a Group Loan
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