Tanaoba Lais Manekat Foundation (TLM) was established by the Evangelical Protestant Church of Timor (Gereja Masehi Injili Timor – GMIT) in January 1995 as a non-government organisation. It was created to support local communities through the provision of business creation and related services within the province of Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT). This province has the least favorable social and economic statistics of all the 33 Indonesian provinces.
Where is TLM?
TLM’s Head Office is based in Kupang, on the island of West Timor, Indonesia.
Kupang is the capital city of East Nusa Tenggara Province (NTT).
||87 / Km2
|Population living in rural areas
|Population living below the poverty line (avg daily income < $1 per day)
|No education/elementary eduction
|Infant mortality rate
||59 per 1000
|- Self employed/family business
1. TLM Foundation Branches -
19 branch offices in 8 Districts
2. Rural Bank (BPR TLM) -
1 office in Kupang
3. BDS (Business Development Services) -
1 head office in Kupang. 3 cattle service posts in Baun, Betun and Kapan.
TLM Foundation is the umbrella institution and the owner of the service units (Head Office is in Kupang)