A loan of $500 helped to have start up credits to process branchless banking products within the pilot period.

Sunantra's story

Sunantra just began working with Ruma from 26 July 2013 to run Ruma’s new business – serving cash in and cash out customers’ money to Ruma’s bank partner. As a new agent in Ruma, Sunantra hopes to get a Kiva loan as working capital in order to start his new business. Sunantra wishes this new business to be another source of his income.

Sunantra lives in Banjar Pengragoan Pangin Tukad, Bali, an rural area about four hours from Denpasar. Sunantra is married and has two children (a girl and a boy).

Prior to joining Ruma, Sunantra worked as a farmer.

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