JOMBANG – In the hands of a married couple Minin (45), and Enny, 35, of Hamlet Jetak, Sidokerto Village, District Mojowarno, Jombang, waste cloth pieces (former) convection can be turned into a variety of accessories, dolls and handbags mainly passable beautiful.
Of fabric waste Convection purchased fairly cheap, costing around Rp 20,000 to 50.000/karung (depending on the type and quality of materials), transformed into cute dolls various shapes and sizes, with prices starting at Rp 500 to Rp 50.000/buah.
Enny production doll and her husband are quite varied. Start stuffed animals are cute, until Upin and stuffed Angry Bird.
The size is also diverse, ranging in size from 10 centimeters long to a key chain and applications in the bag, up to size 50 centimeter dolls similar to Upin.
Enny made dolls price is quite cheap, because primarily it is for the middle to lower.
Enny alone sell directly to markets and supplies a doll shops.
“My husband is selling, using motorcycles,” said Enny, Wednesday (07/31/2013).
Within a day, obviously Enny, an average of USD 500,000 can be taken home after her husband around in the market and shops selling dolls.
Markets and shops were targeted sales not only in Jombang, but also outside it. Among them Mojokerto, Kediri, Nganjuk, Lamongan, Tuban, Nganjuk, Surabaya and Gresik.
Enny admitted, opportunities for growth for homemade doll is actually quite open. Because every market visited by many women with children. The more so if the season ahead of the incoming school year as it is today.
“Girls usually like the bags decorated cloth doll small,” said Enny.
Unfortunately, Enny admitted he can not freely develop their business. This is because the capital is owned couples with three children is relatively minimal.
“Indeed, every day we can produce about Rp 500,000. But the fund is depleted for wholesale material, everyday living expenses, and pay seven employees.
Enny then told, has recently received an order for 2,000 bags of fruit, with a price of Rp 5,000 per fruit. But it had to refuse orders because he did not have the capital for raw materials wholesale.
“Opportunities like it has several times come, but we have always refused because our capital is tight,” he added. Nevertheless, he claimed his life was grateful now better than ever.
“At least, we have started to build houses despite pioneering small-scale and semi-finished novel,” Enny said. Through his efforts, her husband was also able to buy a motorcycle despite the credit system.
The business of making dolls and bags made from waste or used fabric itself convection Minin and Enny started about 10 years ago, or in 2003. At that time, Minin who previously had business convection in Surabaya, bankrupt.
Minin was returning home, at his parents’ house, Branjang Hamlet, Village Sidokerto. Several months Minin in idle condition. Some valuable items such as motorcycles and cars and household goods, to be sold to cover the needs of everyday life.
Seeing such conditions, Enny turn the brain. Coincidentally, it was at home when there are several meters of white colored cloth belonging Minin, his order, which was later canceled.
By Enny, white cloth was cut into pieces in a certain size. Furthermore, pieces of cloth sewn to make school bags.
“The shape I copied from my daughter who happens to elementary school,” said Enny.
Enny story, from several meters of white cloth, as it is able to be made eight school bag. Furthermore, eight school bag was brought her husband, Minin, to the market for sale.
“In two days, eight bags were sold out,” said Enny.
Since then he, together with her husband to pursue the business of making cloth dolls. So that the production cost is not high, he uses rags convection.
“We buy raw materials in Mojoagung (Jombang) and Mojokerto,” Enny said.
To fit the tastes of buyers, Minin and Enny always mengiktui buyer tastes and trends and customer demand store.
“Now this is another tune ya doll Upin, Angry Bird and the like,” said Enny.
To be able to develop the business, he expects the government to provide capital assistance. “Capital loan with low interest rate would be very helpful for us,” he said, hoping.