Total loan: $1,175


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huvsgul, Khövsgöl, Mongolia / Arts

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Ochirbat's story

Ochirbat S. is 54 years old and lives with his wife and two sons in Huvsgul province, Mongolia. He and his family live in a ger, a traditional Mongolian nomadic tent. His oldest son attends university and his youngest son attends the local high school. Ochirbat currently operates a felt craft business in his town and his family members have helped his production. In 1996, he started to make handicrafts and has built a stable operation. At first, he made and sold shoes and boots; he currently designs and produces a variety of felt products. His earnings have enabled him to pay his son's tuition fees. His younger son will start to attend university by next year. Ochirbat is a modest and hardworking man. He is requesting a 1,500,000 MNT loan to purchase more supplies and felt for his crafts business.