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Mrs. Battsetseg is 30-years-old and lives with her husband and son in an apartment in Baganuur district of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Her husband Tserendorj works at a local market as a salesperson. Her son Togoldor goes to a local school. The borrower has been working as a sales person since 2005. She is now starting her own business of clothing retail in a rental counter of a local market. She is requesting 2,000,000 MNT to purchase starting inventory from Beijing, China. She and her husband both have a lot of experience in the business.

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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
  • 6
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,432,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,392.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,450 helped Battsetseg to purchase starting inventory from Beijing, China.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 9, 2013