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Battumur
Mr Battumur is 53 years old and lives with his wife and two children in a small house, in Arhangai province, Mongolia. His wife Oyunchimeg is 49 years old. His son is 18 years old, and his daughter, 8 years old; both are secondary school students. His wife helps him to manage the family business.

He started his business in 2005 by planting organic vegetables. Consequently, he has many years of business and work experience. This year he planted around 6 to 8 tons of organic potatoes in one hectare of ground. September to December will be his highest sales months.

He is asking for 2,500,000 MNT to pay the cost of his business expansion, to pay a salary for his worker, and to purchase gas to harvest organic potatoes. He is a hardworking and open-minded man.

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
  • 5
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,364,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,365.0
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,850 helped Battumur to pay the cost of his business expansion, to pay a salary for his worker, and to purchase gas to harvest organic potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 16, 2012
Listed
Sep 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013