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Endang is from Indonesia. She has 1 child. She needs a loan of $225 to purchase new cooking utensils and equipment.
Endang runs a catering business in Susukan village, Eastern Jakarta. Changes in food prices and limited equipment have made for a challenging business environment. She also supports her son in Junior High School. She hopes to be able to continue his education through the years to come.
With a loan from World Vision, she plans to purchase new equipment and utensils to increase both her production capacity and level of service. She will be hiring two neighbors to assist in cooking, and hopes to one day open her own 'Warung' (a small restaurant selling Indonesian dishes.)
In areas where the poor live alongside the more affluent, businesses in the service sector can be very successful. Services include flower cultivation, tailoring/sewing, transportation, repair work, beauty salons and barber shops, and restaurants. Loans are needed to begin, expand, or sustain business with tools and supplies. Loans given to entrepreneurs in the service sector account for around 7% of our loans.
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Thank you for supporting a small business loan for Endang Tuti sulastri to expand her food and services business. After receiving the loan from World Vision, she invested the $225 to purchase new cooking utensils and equipment. Endang has been repaying her loan on time, making weekly payments of $5 with her new profits.
In addition to repaying her loan, Endang is using additional income to pay school fees, purchase food for the family and expand the current business. Endang's only child continues to study in school.
Thank you for supporting Endang and World Vision Micro!