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Gurragchaa

Update on Gurragchaa

Mr. Gurragchaa, 32 years old, lives with his wife, two daughters and son in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. The family resides in a Mongolian traditional ger (portable felt dwelling) on a plot of land. He has been rendering taxi service to local people for four years, and sometimes, he trades sacks of coal for a living. His wife is a cook at a restaurant. All his children go to high school.

He is requesting a loan of 1,500,000 MNT (Mongolian tugriks) to purchase furniture such as a door, table and television. The purchasing of furniture will decorate his Mongolian traditional ger and increase the comfort. The borrower is a very hardworking individual who strives for better future.

Previous Loan Details

Gurragchaa wanted to renovate his ger, a traditional Mongolian nomadic tent. The things he would like to renovate include the floor, cover, and other small parts. Because these parts have been becoming old and out of usage. Also heat-loss happens through the undressed warm cover of ger. It… More from Gurragchaa's previous loan »

Additional Information

About Credit Mongol

Credit 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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About Mongolia

  • $2,175
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,289,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,420.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,075 helped Gurragchaa to purchase a door, table and television.
90% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 5, 2013
Listed
Jun 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014