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Mr. Unurbat, 26 years old, lives with his family in Ulaanbaatar, capital city of Mongolia. The family resides in their own house on a plot of land. He has been working as a policeman for six consecutive years and during this time he was promoted to vice captain. His wife began working as a waitress at a restaurant in January 2013.

The house they live in has been deteriorating over the years and needs some repair. Especially, roof became so vulnerable that rain drops fall straight to the floor and the walls needs to be encased with bricks as a protection against strong winds and storms.

So Mr. Unurbat is requesting a loan of 3,000,000 MNT to purchase building and insulation materials such as bricks, planks, fiberglass and foam. Using these materials he can repair and insulate his house, providing his family warmer and more comfortable accommodations. The renovated house will reduce their usage of coal, which will contribute to the efforts against air pollution by emitting less smoke. The borrower is a very hardworking individual who strives for a better future.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of Credit Mongol's green loan program, which helps clients to purchase products for improving their heating and ventilation systems, reducing pollution and health problems caused by burning coal in the winter.

About Credit Mongol

Credit Mongol is the largest non-banking financial institution (NBFI) in Mongolia. Its mission is to contribute to the prosperity of Mongolians by providing high-quality, affordable and varied financial services to micro-entrepreneurs and small-to-medium-sized businesses. It prioritizes serving remote, rural populations that have typically lacked access to credit and other financial services. Uniquely, it offers solar panel loans to nomadic herders, most of whom live without electricity.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,491,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,407.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,150 helped Unurbat to purchase building and insulation materials such as fiberglass, foam, planks and bricks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015