Update on DavaaMr. Davaa is 50 years old. He lives with his wife and three sons, in Ulaangom soum, Uvs province, in western Mongolia. His wife Tseren, age 48, helps her husband to run their animal pelt and raw materials business. His sons Otgonbold, age 22, and Erbold, age 26, work at construction sites as assistant workers, and his son Batbold, age 16, goes to a local secondary school.
Borrower and his wife have been running their business of selling animal pelts and raw materials, since 2006. Davaa purchases animal pelts and hides from herders in the countryside and brings them to the city to sell. He needs to borrow 6,000,000 MNT, which he will use to purchase an eco-friendly vehicle for the business. The eco-friendly vehicle will reduce their transportation expense, and thereby increase their effectiveness. Davaa is a hard-working, modest and responsible man.
Previous Loan DetailsDavaa is a 49-year-old man who lives with his wife and three sons in Uvs province in Western Mongolia. He has been running an animal hide retailing business since 2006. He brings the supplies with his wife from the neighbour provinces and trades them to the local entrepreneurs. He has a further… More from Davaa's previous loan »
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This loan is part of XacBank's green loan program, giving Mongolian farmers the support they need to grow and process organic fruits and vegetables despite harsh conditions and short growing seasons. These loans are used to obtain critical resources, like greenhouse space to shield crops from the cold, and training for traditionally nomadic entrepreneurs who lack agricultural experience. XacBank's green loan program also helps clients to improve their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning fuel.
About XacBankThis 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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- Repayment Term
- 25 months (Additional Information)
- Repayment Schedule
- Feb 25, 2013
- Mar 29, 2013
- Currency Exchange Loss:
- Oct 2, 2014
Photo from previous loan
Kiva allows our Field Partners to re-use the same photo for individual borrowers that have been posted on Kiva's website once before in a 24 month period, and we allow them to re-use group photos for up to 24 months, provided that 80% of the current group's membership is represented.
Taking, collecting, and uploading photos of borrowers is one of the most challenging elements of using Kiva for our Field Partners. In order to make Kiva easier for Field Partners to use, we have allowed them to post successive and concurrent loans without taking a new photo of the borrower if the criteria above are met.