Successful handicraft entrepreneurs because of used goods in Indonesia a lot of it. Most of them use used goods as the main ingredient of handicrafts they make. For most people, secondhand goods are useless items. We tend to throw it away from storing it. But used goods can also be transformed into money tens to hundreds of millions lho. Want to know how?
Successful Handicraft Entrepreneurs
On this occasion I will discuss about successful handicraft entrepreneurs because of secondhand goods. In Indonesia there are many people who want to be entrepreneurs, but many reasons. No capital, fear of the goods are not selling, fear of loss, fear of imitated people, etc. Moreover, entrepreneurs in the field of handicrafts. Many people consider the Indonesian handicraft. But out there are also many successful Indonesian handicraft entrepreneurs Lho. Who they are, here’s an example:
Starting from parents who are antique batik collectors, Eni Anjayani pay attention to traditional fabrics. In late 2010, Eni started to develop the Wastraloka business. A brand that manufactures handicraft products from old batik fabrics. The fabric of the collection is applied to wallets, bags, and pouches. Then start applying the batik painting to various goods, ranging from canned mugs, wood, trays, to the Anglo (traditional stove). The initial capital was about five million rupiah to be traded raw materials, such as canned mugs, wood, and acrylic paint.
Now Eni is able to earn up to tens and hundreds of millions each month. He managed to conjure trash like cans and used wood into decorative goods and handicrafts that have a high selling value.
One of the products of Wastraloka is handicraft creations that apply various Wastra archipelago into various forms of unique and distinctive Indonesian. There are also various crafts creations from wood waste with a variety of awesome designs, vintage memorable, as well as out of the box. Other handicrafts are handicrafts of Indonesian culture in the form of various forms of cans. These cans are painted with various types of batik motifs and wastra other Nusantara interesting, unique and funny. Suitable for serve as souvenir, gift, place of candy/cake/chocolate, display decoration, and so on.
The very simple family life background does not make Dewi Tanjung Sari discouraged. The situation was increasingly difficult for the family of Dewi Tunjung Sari when the father died when Dewi was still a baby. Since then the backbone of the Goddess family is her mother. Mrs. Dewi works as a housekeeper to meet the needs of everyday life.
Dewi Tanjung Sari took a Diploma at Brawijaya University and graduated in 2003 years ago. At this time, Dewi began to have initiative to create using dried leaves. He began taking dry leaves that fell on the campus yard for him to make craft materials. From the leaves that he had on his campus page, he then processes it to be a valuable piece of handicrafts.
Dewi starts a business
It can make the karing leaves into photo frames, pencil boxes, invitations and other crafts creations. With capital of Rp. 50,000 he managed to make some creations that he then sold to his fellow associates. Even when Dewi’s products are sold out at the craft exhibition at the campus. In 2005 the goddess effort grew so rapidly. Dewi began to develop her business and even her products could penetrate the international market. His craft produ was marketed in Australia, Malaysia, Hongkong and even to Germany. The turnover that he had achieved from the business reached tens of millions at the time.
Since the year 2008 Dewi implemented a franchise system that turned out to be so interesting and make people look at this souvenir business. Part of his partner was once as a regular customer of the goddess himself. Currently the partner of De Tanjung, the name of the business that the goddess built herself scattered in various regions. From Malang, Bontang, Palu, Bekasi, Cirebon and even until there are also Papua. In 2008 he won a turnover of Rp. 650 million, then the next year increased to Rp. 935 million. Even in 2010 he won a turnover of Rp. 1.1 billion.
Well that’s 2 of the many successful Indonesian handicraft entrepreneurs. On the next occasion I will discuss again about other successful Indonesian handicraft entrepreneurs.
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