Borrower Munkhtsetseg is 26 years old, married, has one daughter and lives with her family in a 'ger', a traditional Mongolian felt tent. She works as a specialist at a local private company, while her husband runs a taxi.
Munkhtsetseg is requesting a 1,000,000 MNT (Mongolian Tugriks) loan to use for her sister's treatment fees.
Transcapital is one of the leading non-bank financial institutions (NBFI) in Mongolia. Through 12 branches, it serves mainly urban and semi-urban microfinance clients, including a growing number of migrants in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar. Of its clients, almost 68% are women and 60% live in ger districts, settlements made up of houses and traditional Mongolian felt tents that lack basic infrastructure.