Gertrudes is 47 years old and she is a widow. She has four children; all of them are in school. She has a restaurant and she will use this loan to buy meat, fish, chicken and vegetables to serve people in her restaurant. She started to do business in 1990 selling fried bananas only, but now she has her restaurant. She opened this restaurant in order to make money and send her children to school.
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.