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A loan of $1,250 helped to purchase spare parts for his car, and coal for resale.

Jargalsaihan's story

Jargalsaihan D. is 42 years old and lives with his wife and three children in Bayanhongor province, Mongolia. He and his family live in a ger, a traditional Mongolian housing tent. Two of his children attend a local school. His eldest son mainly operates Jargalsaihan's coal trading and transportation business and his wife helps with this business.

Jargalsaihan works and lives in the countryside as a herder. He owns around 300 livestock. He runs his transportation business during winter months and herds livestock in the countryside in the summer months. He first went into business in 2007 by transporting and delivering coal and firewood using his own van in order to increase his family's quality of life. Over the years, he has built a stable and successful operation. For the future, he says, "I am trying hard to earn enough money to build a house and fence for my family". Jargalsaihan is requesting a 1,600,000 MNT loan to use to purchase necessary spare parts for his car (480,000 MNT) as well as more coal (1,120,000 MNT) for resale.

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