Update on Baasan-OchirBaasan-Ochir, 31, lives with his wife and two sons in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. The family resides in his father's house on a plot of land. His family's income consists of his taxi income and his wife's earnings from selling goods at a grocery store. He is requesting a loan of 3,000,000 MNT to purchase furniture such as a chest, a closet and a television. He thinks that this furniture will improve his family's living standards. The borrower is a very hardworking individual who strives for a better future.
Previous Loan DetailsBaasan-Ochir, age 30, lives with his 24-year-old wife and two sons who are four and two years old. They live on his father’s property in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. Since 2003, he has been running a taxi service with a car he bought from a taxi company. Depending on the season, his... More from Baasan-Ochir's previous loan »
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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