He bought his house in 2008 with money he earned since 2002. The global economic crisis let him a buy house because all real estate prices fell. Before the winter he is planning to thicken his house walls by brick and fiberglass insulation and to replace his wooden windows with double-glazed new ones to burn less charcoal and wood. By doing this his family will cut the usage of charcoal which has being called the primary source of air pollution. The loan Bayarsaikhan is taking will be used to complete this work in order to improve the energy-efficiency of his house.
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This loan is part of Credit Mongol's green loan program, which helps clients to purchase products for improving their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning coal in the winter.
About Credit MongolCredit Mongol is the largest non-banking financial institution (NBFI) in Mongolia. Its mission is to contribute to the prosperity of Mongolians by providing high-quality, affordable and varied financial services to micro-entrepreneurs and small-to-medium-sized businesses. It prioritizes serving remote, rural populations that have typically lacked access to credit and other financial services. Uniquely, it offers solar panel loans to nomadic herders, most of whom live without electricity.
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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.
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