Laila is 33 years old and lives in Rambutan, Jakarta. She has two children of school age.
Laila has a game arena at a night carnival. She established her business in 2004, and her husband helps her to run this business. She has good experience in this field and a good reputation in her local community.
She is requesting a 7,000,000 IDR (Indonesian rupiahs) loan to buy a generator set. She is aiming to grow her business and increase her profits so she can be able to provide her family with a better life. She dreams of having her own night carnival.
This photo was taken with her husband as her partner in her business.
About VisionFund Indonesia
VisionFund Indonesia is a Christian micro venture capital organization owned by Mitra Masyarakat Sejahtera (MMS) and Wahana Visi Indonesia. Founded in 2000, VFI operates in both Jakarta and Surabaya, the two biggest cities in Indonesia. VFI targets the entrepreneurial poor who have existing microbusinesses for at least 6 months and have no financial access to commercial banks. VFI also provides microinsurance for all clients through a partnership with Allianz insurance company. With nine branches as of 2011, VFI hopes to expand in order to reach underserved microfinance markets in other islands of Indonesia.