A loan of $1,100 helped a member to purchase two piglets and pig feed.

Melati Putih Group's story

Kadek is 41 years old and lives in Pejarakan, North Bali. She is married and has three children, aged 25, 17 and 10. Her two sons are in school and her older son is already married. Her husband works as a farmer. Though Kadek often helps her husband, she also raises pigs in her yard to supplement her family’s income. She has been raising pigs for five years.

Kadek is the head of the Melati Putih group, which is made up of 10 neighbors from the same village. This is the group’s first loan with MUK. With the Rp.1,000,000 that Kadek receives, she will purchase two piglets and pig feed. She plans to sell the piglets after five months for use as pork. With her earnings, she plans to purchase more pigs. With the income from her pig raising, she hopes to be able to pay school fees.

In this group: Kadek, Kadek, Luh, Nyoman, Nyoman, Ni Ketut, Ni Komang, Ni Kadek*, Luh, Ni Wayan
*not pictured

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