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Mr. Selenge is 47 years old and lives with his wife and son in a house in the Hentii province of Mongolia. His wife Bolormaa, aged 45, is a musician at a local theater. His son Zolbayar helps him run an organic bakery in their spare room. Mr. Selenge started his organic bakery in 2008, and he is well known in town for his unique tasting organic bakery products.

He is now requesting 3,500,000 MNT to purchase equipment and organic flour for the bakery. Mr. Selenge is a hardworking, open-minded, and diligent man.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of XacBank's green loan program, giving Mongolian farmers the support they need to grow and process organic fruits and vegetables despite harsh conditions and short growing seasons. These loans are used to obtain critical resources, like greenhouse space to shield crops from the cold, and training for traditionally nomadic entrepreneurs who lack agricultural experience. XacBank's green loan program also helps clients to improve their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning fuel.

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.

About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,491,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,387.8
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,525 helped Selenge to purchase equipment and organic flour for his bakery.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 16, 2012
Jan 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014