Update on GantugsMr. Gantugs, 36 years old, lives with his wife and three children in Ulaanbaatar, capital city of Mongolia. He has been working as stonemason for the Mongolian Stonemason's Association since 2000. His wife has profession of nurse and works at rehabilitation center. Their elder two children go to high school while the youngest one stays at home.
Mr. Gantugs is requesting a loan of 2,275 USD to buy vacuum-insulated windows for better protection against outside noise and dust. By installing those windows, his family will live in clean environment without any dust. As spring comes to Mongolia, dust becomes a major issue in slum district because there is no cemented road or any grass growing. His youngest child has developed an allergy to dust and the other children are becoming allergic to dust. So the borrower wants to install vacuum-insulated windows as the dust is coming in with the wind through the present windows.
Previous Loan DetailsMr. Gantugs, 35 years old, lives with his wife and three children in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. The family resides in their own house on a plot of land. His wife works as a nursing officer at a rehabilitation center. His two sons, 15 and 10 years old study in ninth and seventh gra... More from Gantugs's previous loan »
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This loan is part of Credit Mongol's green loan program, which helps clients to purchase products for improving their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning coal in the winter.
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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