Update on BatbayarMr. Batbayar, 26 years old, sells second-hand mobile phones and their spare parts at his rental stall in the phone mart. He started his business five years ago and attracted quite a numerous customers to his business. He has divorced his wife and now lives with his mother and his child in the 'ger' district, a part of the city with no central heating and sewerage system, in Ulaanbaatar, capital city of Mongolia.
Using his first loan, he has repaired the house roof by purchasing boards and metals. Now he is requesting a loan of 1,500,000 MNT to install an electric low pressure cooker in his house. As a result of this electric heater installment, the family will no longer use coal for house heating thus contributing greatly to the efforts against air pollution. Also, it is cost-effective to use the electric heater, and more importantly it is an energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly product. The borrower is a very hardworking individual who deeply cares for his mother and son.
Previous Loan DetailsMr. Batbayar, 25 years-old, sells second hand mobile phones and their spare parts from his rental stall in the phone mart. He started his business five years ago and he already has had some regular customers. He is divorced from his wife and now lives with his daughter and his mother in the ger ... More from Batbayar'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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