Jepun Sari Group
Update on Jepun Sari GroupNi Ketut, head of the group, tells of her success raising pigs. With the first loan she got from Koperasi Mitra Usaha Kecil (MUK), Ni Ketut obtained one sow. Then, she had two sows and each sow had given birth to nine piglets. She sold the piglets after raising them for two months.
She saved all of the profits, and they will be used for working capital so that she can be financially independent. Ni Ketut is very grateful for the help she has received so far. She still expects assistance from MUK, both in terms of capital or training, so that she and all members of the group can be a successful pig farmer.
After obtaining satisfactory results in previous loan periods, the Jepun Sari group continues lending. Now, they receive a higher loan amount to increase business. The current loan will be used to purchase piglets, feed, and repair cages. The Jepun Sari group can repay the loan on time.
Ni Ketut will use the loan to buy feed and repair cages. She will keep six piglets for fattening, and they are scheduled to be sold five months later. She hopes the welfare of her family will be better, and if all goes well, she will increase the number of sows.
Previous Loan DetailsThe Jepun Sari loan group is requesting a loan so that it can raise the price of the piglets it sells by increasing the quality of its herd and the pork rolls their animals are used to make. The members of this group will help each other because some will raise the piglets while others will fatte... More from Jepun Sari Group's previous loan »
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This loan is part of MUK’s effort to reach small business owners in rural areas of Bali in Indonesia. Borrowers often lack collateral to be eligible for working capital loans and are located in areas where access to microfinance is limited. MUK organizes borrowers into groups that cross guarantee one another, allowing them to qualify for a loan. By funding this loan you are providing underserved borrowers with crucial capital to sustain their existing businesses.
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.
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