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Mertha Sedana Group
In this Group: Ni Ketut, Kadek, Ni Made *, Ni Nengah*, Ni Nyoman, Ni Ketut, Ni Nyoman, Ni Nyoman, Ni Wayan, Ni Made
* not pictured

Update on Mertha Sedana Group

With two new members, the Mertha Sedana group is continuing its loan. In addition to developing their business of buying piglets, ther loan was also used to buy pig food and fix the cages. From the previous loan, the group can save for venture capital. The new loan will be used to develop their business. All members of the group feel these loans are very helpful because they can develop business and generate revenues to improve the welfare of their families.

Ni Ketut woud buy two super-quality piglets and feed. She plans to keep pigs for fattening.

Ni Ketut thanks MUK, KIVA and lenders for their support to help her to develop the business and improve the welfare of the family.

Previous Loan Details

With 10 members, the Mertha Sedana group continues to get a loan from MUK to expand their businesses. They want success and to develop their family welfare. Ni Ketut is using the loan to buy two more piglets for fattening and feed. Currently, she already has a sow. Cages have been prepared to acc... More from Mertha Sedana Group's previous loan »

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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

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

  • $4,458
    Average annual income
  • 106
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    Indonesia Loans Fundraising
  • $5,005,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 11,561.3
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mertha Sedana Group's $2,600 loan helped a member to buy two super-quality piglets and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 7, 2013
Listed
Oct 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014