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Update on Ganchuluun

Ganchuluun, 27, lives with his wife and daughter in a ger, a traditional nomadic tent, in the Uvs province in Mongolia. His wife Battsetseg, 26, is unemployed and takes care of her family. His daughter Gantsetseg is three years old and goes to a local kindergarten.

Ganchuluun has been working at a local gas station and in other industries for years. He started his taxi business in town, after he got his driver's license. He is now an experienced driver and is planning on replacing his car with a better one before his own car loses its value on the market.

He is requesting a loan of 7,000,000 Mongolian tugrik to replace his car with a better eco-friendly electric and gas-consuming hybrid to continue providing his taxi service. He is hardworking, diligent and reliable man.

Previous Loan Details

Ganchuluun is 27 years old and lives with his wife and daughter in a ger (traditional nomadic tent) in the Uvs province of Mongolia. His wife Battsetseg has been staying home and taking care of their daughter Gantsetseg, age 3, since her birth. Ganchuluun has been working in various fields, and n... More from Ganchuluun's previous loan »

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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 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.

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.


About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 2
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,398,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,697.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $4,125 helped Ganchuluun to replace his car with a better eco-friendly electric and gas-consuming hybrid car for his taxi business.
60% repaid
Repayment Term
38 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Ganchuluun. It was first posted on Kiva on Feb, 2013. Learn More