A loan of $750 helped a member to buy more clothes.


Melati Group's story

The Melati is a newly formed group composed of five women. The group is represented by Risna, a 27-year-old married woman with two children, ages 18 and 12. The elder is her husband’s child from the previous marriage, and she is a worker The younger one is in the fourth grade of elementary school. Risna's husband, Kismanto (40), is a clothes trader. He runs the business by traveling from one place to another.

Risna decided to initiate a business as the children are growing up. Risna and her husband have to work hard to meet their needs, including meals, school expenses, etc. She has been engaged in her clothing business since last year.

Risna dreams of selling more types of clothes that her customers are looking for. Therefore, Risna and four women requested a loan of IDR 2,250,000 for each member from Kiva, through TLM. They are thankful for the opportunity given by Kiva to improve their businesses.

In this group: Risna , Yuliana , Marselina , Maria , Florentina


This loan is special because:

It serves people in Indonesia's poorest region.



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