Dariimaa is a 28-year-old educated woman who lives with her parents in an outer ger district, which lacks basic infrastructure, of Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia.
Dariimaa has been working as a head of “Scholarship Education” training center since 2008. Her training center’s mission is to create opportunities and to place students on scholarship programs. The center also manages foreign language training. In 2010, Dariimaa published her first book. Today she plans to republish the second edition. So she is requesting a loan of 2,500,000 Mongolian Turgriks (MNT) to publish this edition.
In the photograph, the book that Dariimaa is holding is the second edition draft. Dariimaa is a very hardworking and ambitious young lady who desires to give teenagers an opportunity to obtain a world-class education.
Transcapital is one of the leading non-bank financial institutions (NBFI) in Mongolia. Through 12 branches, it serves mainly urban and semi-urban microfinance clients, including a growing number of migrants in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. Of its clients, almost 68% are women and 60% live in ger districts, settlements made up of houses and traditional Mongolian felt tents that lack basic infrastructure.