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Update on Densmaa

Densmaa, aged 52, lives with her family, in a ger, in Uvurhangai province, Mongolia. Her husband, whose name is Myagmardelger, is 48, and is a veterinarian. Her 21 year old son is a Buddhist monk and her 15 year old daughter goes to secondary school.

Densmaa had started selling food in 2005, but at this time her living conditions were bad so she sold her livestock. Then she began to sell clothes at a local market. She is requesting a 2,500,000 MNT (Mongolain Tughrik) loan.

With 1,600,000 MNT she will buy a notebook for her daughter and the rest of the loan will be used to buy inventory for her business. She also mentions that the new academic year is beginning and people will buy more clothes. Densmaa is a hardworking and tenacious woman.

Previous Loan Details

Densmaa T. is a 50-year-old married woman who lives with her husband and three children in Uvurhangai province, Mongolia. Her husband works as a veterinarian in the province while her son is a monk who studies and lives in a monastery. Her family's standard of living was very poor so she used to... More from Densmaa's previous loan »

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of XacBank's education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to secondary and higher education.

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 7
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,432,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,365.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,850 helped Densmaa to buy a notebook for her daughter and to buy inventory for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 3, 2015
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Densmaa. It was first posted on Kiva on Sep, 2010. Learn More