Update on OtgonbaatarMr. Otgonbaatar, 33 years old, lives with his wife and two sons in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. He has been transporting goods between districts since 2011. His wife is a cook and works at a restaurant. Their sons go to school.
He is requesting a loan of $2,700 USD to buy four tires for his truck. Due to the mining boom in Mongolia, lots of transportation is ongoing, so he travels many times between districts and depreciates his truck's tires. In order to effectively transport goods, he needs high quality tires, as this business is his family's main income. The borrower is a very hardworking individual who strives for a better future.
Previous Loan DetailsMr. Otgonbaatar, 32 years old, lives with his family in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. The family resides in a traditional Mongolian ger (portable felt dwelling) on his relative's yard. His wife works as a cook at a restaurant. Since 2011, he has been providing transportation services… More from Otgonbaatar's previous loan »
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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