Giri Puteri Group
Update on Giri Puteri GroupPerancak village is quite far away from the city, so the pig business is in great demand in this village. Ni Made, who is a housewife with one child, also developed pig farming at her home.
With the group loan amounting to 2M IDR per person, Ni Made plans to buy four piglets for fattening at a price of 400,000 IDR per piglet, to renovate the cages, and to meet the feed requirements for the next six months. Ni Made expects a profit of 400,000 IDR per month.
Ni Made plans to use the profits for the purposes of the family and to set aside to add to her capital. This needs to be done because her husband's income as a farmer is not enough to meet the needs of her family. Because her son had to go to school this year, Ni Made needs to further improve the results of fattening pigs.
Ni Made also hopes MUK can help in terms of counseling her group about how best to raise pigs.
Previous Loan DetailsNi Made will use the loan of 2M IDR to purchase 3 piglets for fattening. Each will cost 450,000 and the rest of the loan will be used to buy pig feed. These piglets will be kept for 5 months and then sold to the buyer. Because it’s nearly holiday season, the price for pigs is increasing. But, she... More from Giri Puteri 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.
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