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Mr. Chogdoo, 54 years old, lives with his wife in an old house in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. He has been working as a carpenter for three years since he retired from work. All of his three children live separately on their own. The house Chogdoo and his wife live in has been deteriorating over the years and it needs some serious repair, so he is requesting a loan of 3,000,000 MNT to buy building and insulation materials such as bricks, cements, planks, fiberglass and foam. Using those materials, he will repair and insulate his old house. The renovated house will enable the family to burn less coal for heating and will release less pollutants into the atmosphere.

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This loan is part of Credit Mongol's green loan program,  which helps clients to gain access to electricity through solar panel kits, as well as other products for improving their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning fuel.

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
  • 0
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  • $15,289,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,602.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD