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Mrs. Tsetsenbayar is 31 years old and lives with her spouse and child in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. She lives in a Mongolian ger (traditional nomads felt tent). She is a skilled hairdresser and has been working for two years in a local salon. Her husband is a taxi driver. Their only child goes to kindergarten. She is requesting a loan of 1,500,000 MNT (Mongolian tugrigs) to repair and buy an extra (additional) felt roof for her ger. If she renews her ger and buys an extra felt roof, her family will feel comfortable and stay warm in the Mongolian harsh winter while using less coal, which increases air pollution in her country.

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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.

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About Mongolia

  • $5,900
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Mongolia Loans Fundraising
  • $15,491,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,812.5
    Mongolia Tugriks (MNT) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Tsetsenbayar to renew her ger (Mongolian nomadic felt tent) and buy an extra felt roof.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 21, 2015