Biogas Program Visited by KIVA

Following the biogas program from MUK, KIVA visit to MUK date 28 to 29 September 2011. KIVA is represented by, Benjamin Elbelger (Director of Strategic Initiatives), Cissy Deluca (Field Support Specialist) and Alice. This partnership continued from the writings of Anne Conlin at Kiva’s Blog which has also been published previously. Anne is a Kiva […]

Pinjaman Dana KUR dari BNI

Menjawab keinginan dan kebutuhan anggota maupun calon anggota untuk mengembangkan usahanya dengan pinjaman dengan skala yang lebih besar, KSU MUK berusaha menjalin kerjasama dengan pihak ketiga untuk pengembangan modal kerja. Saat ini KSU MUK sedang melakukan pengembangan usaha, antara lain melalui pembukaan cabang baru dan penambahan anggota guna memperluas jangkauan pelayanan kepada mereka yang membutuhkan. […]

Green Microfinance: Backyard Biogas in Bali, Indonesia_Testimony from a friend

In a past blog post, I discussed how loans from Kiva’s partner Mitra Usaha Kecil (MUK) in rural West Bali, Indonesia are helping women expand the scale of their pig breeding businesses.  MUK’s Pig Breeder Group Loan enables women who have long casually raised one pig in their yard to take small loans of 1 – […]

Biogas Rumah di PA. Widhya Asih II Blimbingsari

Dengan adanya kenaikan harga BBM berkali-kali, maka prospek pengembangan biogas dan pupuk organik semakin menjanjikan, sebab kebutuhan bahan bakar meningkat dan harga pupuk anorganik semakin tidak dapat dijangkau masyarkat. Demikian halnya yang dirasakan oleh PA. Widhya Asih II yang berlokasi di desa Blimbingsari – Jembrana – Bali. Mendengar adanya program baru dari KSU. Mitra Usaha […]

Wall From Bamboo

Johari is a 49-year-old male living in the town of Melaya, Bali. He is married and has two school-aged children. Johari owns and operates a business selling bamboo walls (made from the inner part of bamboo) and fences (made from the outer layer of bamboo) for housing to local community members. He has been engaged […]