Moving Forward with Perseverance
"Things have been very difficult since my husband passed away, but with hard work and help we make it through," says Nyamkhuu, a middle aged woman in the Terelj National Park in Mongolia.
VisionFund Mongolia is a Christian owner-operated mission-driven microfinance network working with caregivers in hard to reach, impoverished locations so they can create secure futures for their children. Inspired by Christian values, we are dedicated to working with the most vulnerable families and communities regardless of religion, race, ethnicity gender, to create lasting change in their lives.
VisionFund serves low income clients living in vulnerable and rural communities by offering financial and livelihood solutions, delivered through our Network, World Vision and partners; empowering families to create income and jobs; and unlocking economic potential for communities to thrive. The products and services offered fall into five broad categories: microloans, savings programmes, microinsurance, training and education. Benefits include sustainable livelihoods, increased economic well-being, improved community well-being, decreased dependence on outside aid and restoration of hope and dignity.
Together with World Vision, we are focused on ending extreme poverty by 2030.
Client Impact Stories
Boots Made For Walking
Young entrepreneur Erdenebayar, aged 31, manufactures boots with the support of her husband Batbaatar and her daughter Uchral. She graduated from the Fashion Design Institute specialising in leather boot design and worked for a local manufacturer for ten years since she was student in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia.
Milking Her Way to a Better Future
Bulgaa is a mother of six and now lives with her daughter, two grandchildren and her mother in Darkhan city, Mongolia. Initially, she had two cows for her mother to have milk tea, but since taking a loan with VisionFund, she now has 20 cows which forms her daily business income. S
Traditional Mongolian Hats
One of the unique corners in the “Made in Mongolia” trading center of Darkhan city, Mongolia hosts a variety of handmade Mongolian traditional hats. Ankhtuya was interested in sewing from her childhood and learned how to make traditional hats from her brother.
She Does it All: Veggies, Sewing and More
Munguntsetseg (41) is one of the hard working farmers in Mandal soum who grows vegetables such as potato, carrot, onion and supplies the community with fresh healthy vegetables. She works hard to feed her large family of 14 members. She lives with her husband, five children, and additionally cares for her disabled sister and her daughter, two children of her elder sister who passed away in an accident, and three of her own grandchildren.