Total loan: $1,375


Hovd, Khovd, Mongolia / Food

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A loan helped To purchase livestock at wholesale prices to retail as meat at the market.

Otgonbayar's story

Otgonbayar L. is 40 years old and lives with his wife and four children in Hovd province, western Mongolia. He and his family live together in a 'ger', a traditional Mongolian nomadic tent. The elder three children, ages 15, 12, and 10, all attend local secondary school while his youngest son, age 6, attends a local kindergarten. Otgonbayar operates a meat retail business in his town’s local market with help of his wife. He started his first grocery trading business in 1997 and has been operating his meat trading business at the local market since 2008. Over the many years of business, he has built up a stable and successful operation as well as gaining much experience as a businessman. He purchases a variety of meats from the countryside and sells it at the market for a profit. Otgonbayar is requesting a 1,800,000 MNT loan to purchase livestock at wholesale prices.