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Altangerel is 47 years old and lives with his two children and wife in Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia. His two children are secondary school students.

Altangerel started to sell wood and coal at the local market in 2000 with his wife. Their children help with the business on the weekends. With the profits he earned over the years, he started a recycling materials trade business in 2008.

He is requesting a loan of 5,000,000 Mongolian Tughriks (MNT) to buy more recycling materials and mini tractor for the business to deliver his recycling materials. He is a kind man who says "We planing to build a house with the profits we earn. And we are trusted clients of Хасbank."

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of XacBank's green loan program, giving Mongolian farmers the support they need to grow and process organic fruits and vegetables despite harsh conditions and short growing seasons. These loans are used to obtain critical resources, like greenhouse space to shield crops from the cold, and training for traditionally nomadic entrepreneurs who lack agricultural experience. XacBank's green loan program also helps clients to improve their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning fuel.

About XacBank

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.

About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,491,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,340.0
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,750 helped Altangerel to buy more recycling materials and mini tractor for the business to deliver his recycling materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2012
Aug 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013