Total loan: $3,625


Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia / Housing

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A loan helped insulate and repair her home.

Giigekhsaikhan's story

Giigekhsaikhan, 30, conducts a private enterprise and lives with her family in the ger district, a district of yurts and poor houses in the boundary of Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. She is requesting a loan to make some repairs, including adding internal wall insulation and renew the roof of her house. It has heat loss through its walls, floor, ceiling, and roof in the winter time, so that she needs to make wall insulation with foam, cement and replace the iron boards for her roof. Giigekhsaikhan believes her home will be totally warm and comfortable after the repair and she will not need to use coal to get warm in her house. Also she knows that it is important to reduce the harm to her family's health and environmental from the pollution from the smoke. Her requested loan will be dedicated to cover the cost of building materials needed for her home repairs and wall insulation.