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Mrs. Baasanhuu is 33 years old and lives with her husband and two children in a Ger, a traditional nomadic tent, in Uvs province, Mongolia. Her husband is a driver and is working in a local company. Her two children go to kindergarten and primary school respectively.

Baasanhuu used to work at a local bank. Based on loan analysis and client interviews, she found out that a clothing retail business would be the best choice for a new start-up business.

She has just started her own business from a rental booth in the local market. She is now in need of 5,000,000 MNT to purchase clothing from Erlian, China to sell in her booth. She is hardworking, positive and sophisticated woman.

Additional Information

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
  • 2
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,397,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,716.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $2,925 helped Baasanhuu to purchase clothing from Erlian, China to sell in her booth.
82% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2013
Nov 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: