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Update on Byambahuu

Mrs. Byambahuu is 49 years old. She lives with her husband and son in a small house in the Arhangai province of Mongolia. Her husband, Shiilegbat, age 54, works in a local company. Her son, Mongonhuyag, age 8, goes to a local primary school.

She has been selling organic vegetable from a rental counter of a local market for five years. She purchases organic vegetables from agrarians and sells them to local customers from her counter at a retail price.

She is now requesting 6,000,000 MNT (Mongolian tugriks) to purchase a large amount of organic vegetable to sell from her counter. She is a hardworking, honest and modest woman.

Previous Loan Details

Byambahuu is 49 years old and lives with her husband and son, in a small house, in the Arhangia province of Mongolia. Her husband's name is Shiilegbat; he is 54 years old, and is unemployed. Her son goes to secondary school. She started her own organic vegetable trade business a long time ago... More from Byambahuu's previous loan »

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of XacBank's green loan program, giving Mongolian farmers the support they need to grow and process organic fruits and vegetables despite harsh conditions and short growing seasons. These loans are used to obtain critical resources, like greenhouse space to shield crops from the cold, and training for traditionally nomadic entrepreneurs who lack agricultural experience. XacBank's green loan program also helps clients to improve their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning fuel.

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
  • 6
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,432,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,387.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $4,325 helped Byambahuu to purchase a large amount of organic vegetable to sell from her counter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 19, 2012
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Byambahuu. It was first posted on Kiva on Aug, 2012. Learn More