Lhagvajav has retired and stays home; he helps his wife run her souvenir retail business. He crafts wooden toys and souvenir products at home; he is now making it a business. He sells his products at his wife's stall, which is close to an old traditional monastery and other tourist attractions.
He is requesting a loan of 1,500,000 MNT to purchase inventory to produce wooden toys and souvenir products. He is a hardworking and talented craftsman.
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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 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.
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