A loan of $500 helped to buy building materials and more stock for his kiosk including sugar, snacks, coffee, tea, cigarettes, shampoo and umbrellas.


Simeon's story

Simeon is a thirty-nine-year-old man and is married to Tolfiana, a thirty-five-year-old-woman. They have been blessed with four children: Intan, sixteen, who is in first grade of senior high school; Rini, nine, who is attending fourth grade of elementary school; Imelda, eight, who is attending first grade of elementary school; and Grasilia, two.

Simeon is a shop-keeper with a limited income. He absolutely knows that it’s going to be hard if he only relies on the income from being a shop-keeper. Therefore, besides working as a shop-keeper, Simeon built a small kiosk in front of his house in 2009.

Simeon would like to improve the business by enlarging the kiosk building. To enable him to implement his plan, Simeon then applied for individual loan amounting to IDR 4,500,000 from TLM. He plans to spend the loan on building materials and more stock for his kiosk including: sugar, snacks, coffee, tea, cigarettes, shampoo, umbrellas, etc. He hopes that the business will grow well.



Loan details


Lenders and lending teams



Loan details