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Mrs. Uranchimeg is a 30-year-old woman who lives with her husband and two children in a 'ger' in Govi-Altai province of Mongolia. Her husband Erdenebulgan works as assistant in a local market. Her son Dolgoonbold, age 10, goes to primary school and her daughter Ariunbileg, age 4, goes to kindergarten.

Mrs. Uranchimeg graduated secondary school in 2000, got married to her husband, and gave birth to her children, staying home until 2004. She started working as saleswoman in 2004 and now she is planning to open her own clothing retail store in a local market. She is requesting 2,000,000 MNT to purchase clothing inventory to start up her new business in a local market. She is a hard-working and neat woman.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of XacBank's startup loan program targeting loans to clients who are classified as very poor on the Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI). This program provides special training to startup loan recipients, and offers them an annual interest rate that is 2.4% to 3.6% lower than for standard loans. By funding this loan, you are supporting a program that helps borrowers get their businesses off the ground.

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
  • 0
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  • $15,491,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,392.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Uranchimeg to purchase clothing inventory to start up her new business in a local market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 6, 2012
Nov 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 23, 2013