Badarbirvaa Batdulams is 44 years old. She lives with her parents and her seventeen year old son in the Uvurhangai Province of Central Mongolia. The family lives together in a "ger," a yurt or traditional Mongolian nomadic tent.
Batdulam supports the family by operating a sewing business. She wants to eventually turn her small business into a factory with several employees. Batdulam purchases materials for her business 1-2 times per month, depending on her customer’s wants and needs. She is requesting a 3,500,000 tugrug (approx. $2475 USD) loan to purchase a large amount of wholesale materials in order to attract new customers to her business.