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Sumiyadorj
Sumiyadorj, 25, lives with his wife and a 2-year-old only son in his wooden house in Kherlen, the third largest city in Mongolia. His wife doesn’t have a job so looks after their child. Sumiyadorj has been working as an engineman for 7 years in a government company which distributes electricity through the eastern province of Mongolia.

Sumiyadorj bought his house by leasing it for ten years in 2005. This July he fully paid-off the lease. In winter his house gets very cold and he uses a large amount coal to heat the house. When he is at his job, his wife and son are left in the house the whole day. Sumiyadorj said that after leaving his family in the cold house, he can't concentrate on what he is doing. For this reason, before the winter he has a plan to insulate the house by using energy-saving materials like glass-wool, double-glazed windows and bricks.

Sumiyadorj started insulating his house but in the middle of the job, his materials were used up. So Sumiyadorj is asking 2,500,000 MNT loan to complete his house insulation to overcome the cold winter days and to cut the usage of coal.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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 Mongol

Credit 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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About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 4
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,397,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,392.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,800 helped Sumiyadorj to complete his house insulation to overcome the cold winter days and to cut the usage of coal.
78% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 6, 2012
Listed
Nov 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible