This group still has a variety of businesses such as: selling snacks such as dent, risoles, martabak sweet, fried tempeh, tofu and steamed cakes; starting eateries; opening a grocery shop; selling clothes on credit. In cycle 2, they hope to keep supporting each other and complementing each other. They were visiting the sick, while providing financial support for the treatment. The loan plan for cycle 2 is that they will use the loan to add to the types of businesses and purchase better production equipment, adding new types of food.
Kokosan group is still led by a woman named Endang. She has five children who have completed their respective schools. In fact, they are married and have children. Endang, as a business leader, has a large roadside food stall in the city center. With a loan in this cycle 2, Endang will add cutlery such as plates and spoons and add more types of vegetables or dishes preferred by the community. With a loan from Kiva, this time the family has become better. Hopefully, in the second cycle, the business and its economy will increase.
About Yayasan Sosial Bina Sejahtera (YSBS)Yayasan Sosial Bina Sejahtera (YSBS) is a non-governmental organization that has worked on poverty reduction, food security, gender issues, education, public health, and climate change in Central Java, Indonesia for over 40 years. Kiva lenders can fund tuition loans for students attending YSBS’ maritime academy and senior vocational high school to help them launch their careers, or enterprise loans for rural groups of women participating in the organization’s microfinance program.
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