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Tseveendorj is 48 years old, married, and has two children who attend school. They live in their small Mongolian traditional tent in the ger district, an area of Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, with no running water, minimal roads, and spotty electricity. He works as a taxi driver, which he has been doing since 2007.

The ger is built on the ground and does not have a foundation so in the winter it is cold because the frozen land can chill from below the ger. Tseveendorj is requesting a loan for 1,000,000 MNT, which he will use to construct a foundation and to buy furniture for his family. With this loan, he and his family will be provided with improved living conditions and can overcome the winter’s cold days.

Additional Information

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
  • 10
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,448,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,397.6
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Tseveendorj to build foundation and buy furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013