A loan of $1,725 helped a member to purchase piglets.

Tunas Mekar Asih Group's story

The Tunas Mekar Asih group is made up of 11 women who are neighbors in the same village in Melaya, West Bali. The group is seeking a loan of 16,500,000 IDR, and each member will receive 1,500,000 IDR. The group was formed out of these women’s common interest in raising pigs to supplement family income, and out of their interest in education in best practices for pig raising. This is their seven loan with MUK.

Ni Ketut, is the new head of the Tunas Mekar Asih group. She is married and has one child, aged nine who is in the third year in Elementary School. Her husband earns money as a farmer, but Ni Ketut would like to help support her family with her pig-raising business. She plans to sell the piglets after five months fattening them. Aside from being a pig breeder, she also has a small kiosk business. With the increase in household income, she hopes to be able to pay school fees.

In this group: Ni Made, Ni Made, Ni Nyoman, Ni Ketut, Ni Ketut, Ni Ketut, Ni Wayan, Ni Ketut, Ni Putu, Ni Ketut, Ni Nengah

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