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Rejasa Group
In this Group: Ni Wayan, Ni Wayan, Ni Ketut, Ni Nengah, Ni Made, Ni Made*, Ni Nyoman, Sayu Ketut, Ni Ketut, Pande Made, Ni Nengah, Ni Nyoman, Mimi, Sayu Putu
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In Bali it has become commonplace for housewives to raise pigs at home to supplement their husband's income. Apart from farming, another thing that can help meet the needs of daily life is to raise livestock, especially pigs. There are several obstacles faced in developing the business, such as limited knowledge of business management as well as limited access to capital. To overcome these problems they decided to join into one group so it's easier to communicate among members of the group and more easily get funding.

Ni Wayan, 30, is head of the Rejasa group and runs a pig breeding business. To grow the business, Ni Wayan invited group members to participate in loan programs for small businesses from MUK. This loan will be used to buy three piglets and pig feed. In a period of five months, the pigs will be ready for sale. The profits gained from this effort will be used entirely to support the family economy.

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Indonesia

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 134
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    Indonesia Loans Fundraising
  • $6,318,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 9,190.0
    Indonesia Rupiahs (IDR) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Rejasa Group's $3,050 loan helped a member to buy three piglets and pig feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Dec 8, 2011
Dec 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012