Fernanda is 32 years old, married and has four children, two of whom are in the 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 flour, oil, soap, and coffee. She has been doing this business since 2006. She hopes that with the income, she can help her children to go to school. She wants her family to live a good life.
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.