A loan of $500 helped to purchase baby livestock to raise and sell.

Ni Ketut Sumadi's story

Ni Ketut Sumadi - (DNR.M-0681), a 40 year-old married mother of two school-aged children, lives in the town of Sari Kuning – Melaya, where she owns and operates a business raising livestock. While not the only means of generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes from raising pigs for sale. Ni Ketut Sumadi has been engaged in this business for over six years and earns approximately 500,000 IDR a month.

In 2008, Ni Ketut Sumadi joined DINARI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Ni Ketut Sumadi is now requesting a loan, her second from DINARI, of 5,000,000 IDR, which will be used to purchase baby livestock to raise and sell. Ni Ketut Sumadi plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to pay the tuition fees of her children.


The mission of DINARI is to strive for the preservation of the environment, to empower the poor, and to provide socio-economic development opportunities to small business owners.

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