Teresa is 41 years old. She is married and has six children, five of them in school. Her husband is a farmer.
She has a kiosk in front of her home to supply people in her village with basic goods.
She will purchase additional supplies for her store with the loan, including cigarettes, oil, soap, biscuits, and animals like chickens and pigs.
Information about TRM
Tuba Rai Metin (TRM) is a microfinance institution in East Timor, one of the smallest, newest and least developed countries in Southeast Asia. The organization provides credit, savings and micro-insurance services to more than 7,000 clients. Its goal is to extend its reach into even more remote regions through branchless banking services.