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Chimgee is a 52-year-old widow who lives with her son in a ger in the Bayanhoshuu district of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Her son Buyanjargal, age 25, works at a police department as a psychologist.

The borrower has been running a general store in a rental counter of a local market since 2003. She purchases inventory from a wholesaler, transports it with her car, and sells it to the local customers at a retail price. Her car has not been running for a while and she needs a replacement in order to run her business smoothly.

She is now requesting 2,200,000 MNT to purchase an eco-friendly electric and gas consuming car to run her business. She is a hardworking, open-minded woman.

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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.

About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 11
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,444,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,387.9
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Chimgee to purchase an eco-friendly electric and gas consuming car to run her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2012
Jan 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 7, 2013