Taman Sari Group
Update on Taman Sari GroupAfter six months of raising pigs, Luh Eka sold two of her pigs and made a profit of IDR 300,000 per month. These results have been deducted her loans. Together with her husband, who as a farmer, Luh Eka was able to develop her pig raising efforts so as to help the family income.
These results are certainly very useful for families and can help pay their children's school fees. Although the price of piglets as well as pig feed is currently expensive, Luh Eka remains passionate for the development of her pig business with the group she leads.
After successfully repaying the previous loan, the Taman Sari group decided to continue the loan and are each getting 1,500,000 IDR. With full support from their husbands because it was considered beneficial to the family economy, they are optimistic the businesses will run smoothly. With 10 members, the group have new loan of 15,000,000 IDR.
Luh Eka is receiving 1,500,000 IDR of the loan and is using this loan to buy three piglets for fattening. Luh Eka hopes to gain more profit than the previous loan. The loans are helpful to Luh Eka in developing the business and of course in increasing the family income.
Previous Loan DetailsEntering the fifth loans, most of the members of Taman Sari group has 3 to 4 local pigs for pig barbecue. The local pigs will sell every two months. As the head, Luh Eka became a good example for her friends. Now she plans to purchase super quality feeds for her pigs. She has two now, and will... More from Taman 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.
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