Prior to engaging in a kiosk business, Makabius worked as a motor taxi driver. He sometimes sells crops in the traditional market to earn extra income.
The profit from running these businesses has enabled Makabius to initiate a kiosk business. Recently, Makabius experienced little improvement on his kiosk business, and it makes him intend to add more goods and also petrol to meet the needs of his customers.
Makabius then applied for a loan from TLM for IDR 5,000,000 to be spent on kiosk stock such as instant noodles, coffee, eggs, candies, cigarettes, shampoo, snacks, and also petrol.
About Tanaoba Lais ManekatThis loan is administered by Tanaoba Lais Manekat (TLM). TLM is a microfinance institution that seeks to improve the quality of life of poor communities in the province of Nusa Tenggara Timur in Indonesia. TLM has been operating since 1995 and, in addition to providing microloan and savings services, provides client training on financial management and entrepreneurship.
TLM’s head office is based in Kupang, West Timor, Indonesia. Kupang is the capital city of Nusa Tenggara Timur province in eastern Indonesia. Nusa Tenggara Timur is the province with the least favorable social and economic statistics of all the 33 Indonesian provinces.
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