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Update on Tilekbai

Tilekbai is forty-five years old and lives with his wife and four kids in a Ger (Mongolian yurt) in Bayan-Ulgii province in western Mongolia. His wife used to be a waitress, but now she is unemployed. His eldest kid is a college student and the three younger ones are school students.

He started his livestock and meat wholesaling business in 2005. He travels through rural areas and collects the livestock. Over the years, he has gained many regular customers and trusted suppliers. Now that the Mongolian holiday season is approaching, his demand is increasing. He needs to increase his supplies in order to meet demand. He is a sharp and hardworking man who says "Now that my kids are growing, I need to work as hard as I can".

He is requesting 2,500,000 MNT to buy four camels.

Previous Loan Details

Tilekbai is 44 years old and lives with his wife and 4 kids in a Ger (tent), in Mongolia. His wife is a waitress; eldest son is in college and the other children are in school. He started his livestock trading business 2005 by renting a space in a local market. He buys his stock from rural ... More from Tilekbai's previous loan »

Additional Information

About XacBank

This loan is being administered through XacBank, a Mongolian for-profit microfinance institution. XacBank is located in every province of Mongolia, reaching some of the most rural micro business clients. With this Kiva loan, there is an opportunity for the entrepreneur to get a savings account including 9% of the interest if they pay back the loan on time. This is a special savings account that XacBank has specifically prepared for the Kiva loan borrowers to promote savings habits.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,491,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,320.0
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,900 helped Tilekbai to purchase four camels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Tilekbai. It was first posted on Kiva on Oct, 2011. Learn More