Update on BatbilegBatbileg is 44 years old and lives with his wife and 4 children in a ger in Songinokhairkhan district Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia. He started his business four years ago, by planting organic vegetables and fruits. He plants organic vegetables and fruits on his land outside of Ulaanbaatar city (the capital). His wife sells organic vegetables and fruits, from a rental counter at the market. He has been running his business successfully since he started it in 2008. He also started building a storage pit and planning to store organic vegetables and sell during winter time when the price is higher than at other times of the year. He is a hard-working and diligent man whose dream is to educate all his children. He is now requesting a 6,000,000 MNT to cover plantation expenses of his organic vegetable and fruits in his plot of land.
Previous Loan DetailsBatbileg is 44 years old and lives with his wife and his four children in a ger (a Mongolian yurt) in Songinokhairkhan district of Mongolia. His two eldest children are university students, and the two younger children are secondary school students. He started his business four years ago, by… More from Batbileg'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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