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Mrs. Baasanjav is a 57 year old widow who lives with her son in a ger (a traditional Mongolian hut) in the Bayanhongor province of Mongolia. Her son Temuulen, age 15, is a secondary school student. The borrower started a butcher shop business at a rental counter of the local market in 2000. She purchase intestines and other meat products from herders in order to produce organic meat products and sell to local customers. She is a hardworking, well-experienced and welcoming woman. She is requesting 1,000,000MNT to purchase a large amount of meat to produce organic meat products.

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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
  • 1,395.0
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Baasanjav to purchase a large amount of meat to produce organic meat products to sell to local customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014