Teresinha is 29 years old and she is married. She has got six children; five of them are studying. Her husband is a farmer. She has a kiosk, so she is taking out a loan of $ 1000 to purchase additional supplies for her store including flour, oil, soap, noodles and animals such as cows, goats, chickens and pigs. She started this business in 2006 with a working capital of $ 300. She wants to buy a car and support her children to get a good education.
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.