Dolgorsuren is 48 years old and lives with her husband and three children in a ger, a Mongolian yurt, in Hovd province in Mongolia. Her older son is an attorney and her second son is a student. Her younger daughter, Ariunzaya, attends the local secondary school.
Dolgorsuren manages a vegetable trading business in her town, with the help of her husband. They started their business in 2003 and are planning to continue it in the future. She is responsible for selling the harvested vegetables, and her husband is responsible for planting them. Now they own one hectare of land where they plant carrots, cabbage and potatoes. They are one of the experienced planters in their town.
Dolgorsuren is a polite woman who is requesting a 2,000,000 MNT loan to purchase seeds for her business.
This loan is being administered through XacBank, a Mongolian for-profit microfinance institution. XacBank is located in every province of Mongolia, reaching some of the most rural micro business clients. With this Kiva loan, there is an opportunity for the entrepreneur to get a savings account including 9% of the interest if they pay back the loan on time. This is a special savings account that XacBank has specifically prepared for the Kiva loan borrowers to promote savings habits.