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Nyamgur is 32-years-old and lives with his wife and 2 children in a rental place in the Bayanhoshuu area of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. His wife, Monhjargal, stays home taking care of their family. His son, Monhsaihan, is 9 years old and studies at primary school and his daughter, Tuguldur, is 3 and stays home with her mother.

Nyamgur has been working at a local company for several years and is now starting his own business of hand-crafted Mongolian Traditional Musical instruments at home. He used to craft a few instruments during his free-time to sell to tourists or locals. He is requesting 4,000,000 MNT to purchase tools and equipment to make his musical instrument craft business official. He is an optimistic and hardworking young man.

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More information about this loan

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 XacBank

This 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.

About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,445,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,427.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,825 helped Nyamgur to purchase tools and equipment to make his musical instrument craft business official.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 29, 2013
Jul 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 2, 2014