Written by Eva Schouten on 16 July 2018
After a few days in Yogyakarta at the head office of Nusa Makmur, the local partner of Lendahand, it was time to leave the “big city” to see with my own eyes where these loans really go to. In this blog, two examples of cooperatives in Indonesia that want to contribute positively towards their local communities through their financial services.
Written by Eva Schouten on 24 April 2018
“More than 50 million small entrepreneurs are seen as unbankable in Indonesia. Nusa Makmur aims to change this by collaborating with local cooperatives in the country. Through these cooperatives Nusa Makmur reaches the entrepreneurs that make a difference in their local communities.”
Written by Eva Schouten on 6 April 2018
Op zondag 1 april (geen grap) kwam ik aan in Yogyakarta. Gelukkig had Novita, Executive Assistent bij Nusa Makmur, me al voorbereid op het vervoer. In plaats van onderhandelen met een taxi-chauffeur in de hitte (33 graden) heb je handige Apps waarmee je een chauffeur kunt vinden in de buurt. Je kunt voor de Indonesische Uber gaan, genaamd GrabCar of gebruik GoJek voor een motortaxi.
Written by Alessandro Kowsoleea on 13 March 2018
As the title should have made clear, my name is Alessandro Kowsoleea. Since the first of March I have joined Lendahand as intern in the investments team. As intern, I aim to support the team as much as I can in day-to-day activities. Fortunately, there is always tons to do!