Update on SolongoSolongo, 43 years old, lives with her three children in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. The family resides in their own house on a plot of land.
She has been running a collection point for recycled materials since 2006 and has accumulated a vast amount of experience. All her three children go to high school and she needs to pay for all their tuition fees.
Using her previous loan, she purchased and installed a low-pressure furnace into her house, thus reducing coal consumption. This time she is requesting a loan of 1,500,000 MNT to purchase an electric heater. Adding to the low pressure furnace, this electric heater will decrease coal consumption drastically and enable the family to save money. The borrower is a very hardworking individual who is alone bearing the burden of raising three children.
Previous Loan DetailsMrs. Solongo, 42, runs a collection point for recycled materials in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. She has been running her business alone for six years. She is widowed and she lives with her three children in her old house which is located in the 'ger' district of the city. Her busin... More from Solongo's previous loan »
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This loan is part of Credit Mongol's green loan program, which helps clients to purchase products for improving their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning coal in the winter.
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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