Sarwa Wiguna Group
Update on Sarwa Wiguna GroupNi Ketut is the head of the Sarwa Wiguna group. She makes her daily living as a pig farmer. And now she has a new business as a canteen owner at a school. She lives with her husband.
Ni Ketut worked on developing her pig business by borrowing 2,000,000 IDR from MUK. From the sale of her pigs in this period, Ni Ketut managed a profit of 750,000 IDR. This gain was very helpful as the family's finances are currently experiencing difficult times due to increasingly expensive necessities of life.
Ni Ketut, along with the Sarwa Wiguna group, decided to continue loaning from MUK as this has been especially helpful in developing the pig business. Ni Ketut wants to increase her pig business by keeping pigs for a local pig barbecue. She needs a new loan to purchase three pigs and feed. She will also buy some merchandise for her canteen. The pigs, used in pigrolls, are usually only kept for 2-3 months and then are sold. Her husband supports her business by helping her feed the animals and clean the barn. Ni Ketut saves her profit because she has a dream to renovate her kitchen.
One member couldn't attend the meeting because of illness.
Previous Loan Details6 months has passed and the Sarwa Wiguna group must repay their loans to MUK. During the period of the loan, they were able to keep pigs as well. Through the control and facilitation by the Loan Officer and Veterinarians, the pigs can grow well and healthy. Ideal weight is reached so that they ca... More from Sarwa Wiguna 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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