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Oyunchimeg is a 40-year-old widow who lives with her son in Ger, in Uvs province of Mongolia. Her son, Tamir, is 14 years old and studies at a local secondary school.

Oyunchimeg has been working at various fields for years until now.

She is now starting her own business of running a grocery store in a rental place. For years, she has also been helping her sister to run her grocery store during her free time, so she has experience in the business.

Oyunchimeg is now requesting MNT 2,000,000 to purchase a starting inventory for her grocery store business. She is a hard-working, welcoming, and communicative woman.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of XacBank's startup loan program targeting loans to clients who are classified as very poor on the Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI). This program provides special training to startup loan recipients, and offers them an annual interest rate that is 2.4% to 3.6% lower than for standard loans. By funding this loan, you are supporting a program that helps borrowers get their businesses off the ground.

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
  • 0
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,491,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,378.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Oyunchimeg to purchase a starting inventory for her grocery store business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013