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Update on Buyan-Orshih

Buyan-Orshih is 34 years old and lives with his wife and son in a ger (Mongolian nomadic tent) in the Uvs province of Mongolia. A year ago he married 24-year-old Uuriintuya who stays home with their son. Buyan-Orshih started a tire repair business of his own in 2010. He has two assistant workers. He has many customers and has improved his business's net profit. Buyan-Orshih is a hardworking and neat man. He says that welding is a much more profitable and sustainable business idea. He is requesting 2,500,000 MNT to expand his business by selling tires and providing welding services for his customers.

Previous Loan Details

Buyan-Orshih is 33 years old. He lives with his older sister in her home in the Uvs province of Mongolia. Since 2008, Buyan-Orshih has managed a tire repair business in his town. He is planning to continue his business in order to save enough money for the future. Besides tire repair, Buyan-Orshi... More from Buyan-Orshih'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
  • 1,380.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,825 helped Buyan-Orshih to expand his business by selling tires and providing welding for his customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 4, 2012
Nov 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013