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Tuvshin-Engel is 54 years old lives with her husband and two children in a small house in Uvs province of Mongolia. Her husband, Damjin, provides transportation service to the city from a coal mining site. Her son, Baljinnyam, is in military service and daughter Tsegmed has graduated secondary school and enrolled at the university in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia's capital city. Tuvshin-Engel has been running a cobbler service business at home for years and has a lot of experience. She is now requesting loan of 2,800,000 MNT to pay her daughter's university tuition fee and other school expenses in Ulaanbaatar city. She and her husband work very hard to get their children to be well-educated and well-behaved people.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of XacBank's education program, designed to finance school tuition for students whose families have low incomes or work in informal sectors of the economy. Funds can be used for partial or complete payment of expenses related to secondary and higher education.

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
  • 1,559.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,800 helped Tuvshin-Engel to pay her daughter's university tuition fee and other school expenses in Ulaanbaatar city.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 2, 2014