Amarsanaa has been operating a public transportation service business since 2000, with special help from his spouse, Gantsetseg. When they first began their business, they bought a minivan which was produced in 1995. After nine years, in 2009, he changed the old van for a new one which was produced in 2001.
The current house in which the family lives became so old, it requires some renovation work. Amarsanaa is requesting a 4,000,000 Mongolian Tugriks (MNT) loan to purchase necessary construction materials, now that they are very cheap.
About TranscapitalTranscapital 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.
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