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Mrs. Lhaahuu is a 61-year-old widow. She lives with her daughter and her two nieces in the Ger in Govi-Altai province of Mongolia. Her daughter, Bolormaa, is 38 years old and used to work in a variety of businesses.

To earn a living, Mrs. Lhaahuu has been producing organic dairy products, which she sells to local customers. She is now planning to start her own retail clothing business at a rental counter in the local market with her daughter. She explains that her daughter has lot of experience in the area. Mrs. Lhaahuu is requesting a loan in the amount of 3,000,000 MNT to purchase some inventory for her new retail clothing business. She notes that she is hardworking and diligent woman.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of XacBank's startup loan program targeting loans to clients who are classified as very poor on the Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI). This program provides special training to startup loan recipients, and offers them an annual interest rate that is 2.4% to 3.6% lower than for standard loans. By funding this loan, you are supporting a program that helps borrowers get their businesses off the ground.

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
  • 1,377.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,200 helped Lhaahuu to start a new retail clothing business by purchasing some initial inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
25 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 2, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014