A loan of $1,325 helped a member to buy iron rods.


Melati Wari Group's story

Edeltrudis is a 38-year-old married mother with five children. Four of her children are still protected by Edeltrudis and husband, Emilianus, 47, an iron welder. Being a housewife does not stop her from making more income for her family’s living. She is working as a daily worker by removing the grass before planting seeds. She usually earns a wage amounting to IDR 30,000 per day.

She would like to buy iron rods for her husband to meet orders from his customers. Unfortunately, they don’t have enough money to do so. Therefore, she has joined the Melati Wari Group with six women and has requested a loan totaling of IDR 17,500,000 from Kiva, through TLM.

In this group: Edeltrudis, Matildis, Delsiana, Theresia, Elisabet, Maria, Yovita


This loan is special because:

It serves people in Indonesia's poorest region.



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