Update on JargalsaikhanMr. Jargalsaikhan is 50 years old and lives with his wife and son in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. The family resides in a traditional Mongolian ger (portable felt dwelling) on a plot of land. His wife works as a nursing officer at a private hospital. He has been providing transportation services to local people using his own minivan since 2006. The minivan he uses for transportation is purchased with a leasing service. His son is 12 years old and goes to high school. Last year he began building a large family house on the plot of land. The house will be complete this summer because using his previous loan he purchased cement, bricks, planks and sand. However due to a lack of finances, he can’t afford to pay all the construction costs. He is now requesting a loan of 4,150,000 MNT to cover the costs related to building his house. These costs include but are not limited to paying workers, installing a heating and conditioner system and connecting to an electricity line. As a result, he and his family will be able to live in their long awaited house with happiness. Most importantly, the high quality house will have an impact on coal usage due to its heat preserving feature. Burning less coal has considerable positive effects on efforts against air pollution.
Previous Loan DetailsMr. Jargalsaikhan is 48 years old and lives with his wife and son in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. His eldest daughter is married and lives separately with her family. Jargalsaikhan is a driver and runs a transportation business. He owns a minivan and transports people on one of the… More from Jargalsaikhan's previous loan »
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This loan is part of Credit Mongol's green loan program, which helps clients to gain access to electricity through solar panel kits, as well as other products for improving their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning fuel.
About Credit MongolCredit 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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