Dolgor is a 52-year-old widow who lives with her son in a small house which located in the outer 'ger' district (with traditional felt dwellings) of Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia. Her son attends a local institute in his 4th year, so he has only one year to finish his institute.
Dolgor is requesting a 1,200,000 Mongolian Tugriks (MNT) to pay her son’s tuition fees. Her son’s major is electrical engineering and she believes that her son will be very qualified and a much needed person in his country.
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.