Basan has opened her small grocery store business on the plot of land where they have lived since 2010. She had been running her business successfully for 3 years. A few months ago, she got sick and had to stay in hospitals to get treated for awhile. Because of this, her business was stopped. She is now well and requesting a loan of 3,500,000 MNT to purchase inventory to restart her grocery store.
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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 XacBankThis 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.
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