A loan of $525 helped a member to buy cooking utensils and pay for ingredients to produce nasi uduk (Indonesian coconut rice) to sell.


Nurul Hikmah 5 Group's story

Asih is the group leader of Nurul Hikmah 5 Group. She has been selling nasi uduk and fried snacks in front of her house since 2008. Her business is running smoothly and she has extra income to fulfill her family's daily basic needs. Now she is taking a loan from VisionFund Indonesia and plans to buy kitchen tools such as a pan and plate. She also wants to have more ingredients to produce more nasi uduk and fried snacks to sell. In the future she hopes she can expand her business by having more variety in the menu. She likes to meet her customers even though she also has a competitor close to her place of business. Other group members are opening a beauty salon and selling snacks.

In this group: Asih, Uci, Parman, Puji, Dewi, Tati
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