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Macolada
A $1500 loan is offered to Macolada to improve her business. She opened her kiosk in 2009 with her own working capital.

She will use the loan to buy stock for her store like refrigerated hard drinks (beer), soft drinks (Fanta, Coca Cola, Sprite, Sagiko), body loosen, milk, coffee, sugar, and salt. She is generating a good income from selling.

She has been thinking of running a big business after years of involving herself in doing business. Macolada is living in a town with her family.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of TRM’s effort to reach microentrepreneurs in East Timor, a region suffering from a deeply underdeveloped financial sector. Since its independence in 2002, East Timor has struggled with internal tensions which led to the quasi disappearance of its financial system. As of 2012, TRM is one of only two MFIs operating in East Timor trying to respond to the needs of thousands of microentrepreneurs. This loan provides underserved borrowers with critical capital to sustain their existing businesses. 

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.

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  • $3,100
    Average annual income
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  • $1,508,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Macolada to buy hard drinks (beer), soft drinks (Fanta, Coca Cola, Sprite, Sagiko), body loosen, milk, coffee, sugar, and salt to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 29, 2014
Listed
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 20, 2014