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Mrs. Shurentsetseg is 59 years old and lives with her husband and son in their apartment in Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia. Her husband, Dorj, is 60 and retired. Her son, Altan-Ochir, is now serving in the national military services.

Shurentsetseg has been working at a local private university as a clothes design and manufacturing professor. She has just retired and now starting her own business. She used to provide clothes tailoring at home while she taught at her university.

She is now developing her business and requesting a loan of 5,000,000 MNT to purchase an electric sewing machine and a variety of cloths for her new business. She is a hardworking, talented, and optimistic woman.

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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
  • 1,640.0
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,050 helped Shurentsetseg to purchase an electric sewing machine and a variety of cloths for her new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
23 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 3, 2013
Jan 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 6, 2016