Oyuntuya (49) is an experienced entrepreneur, who has established her business in early 1990s. She began her business by selling variety of consumer goods in Khuvsgul province, and in 2010, she expanded the business by producing beef and lamb jerky. Now, she owns a small meat processing factory, and has 2 employees.
As livestock has been the fundamental food resource of the country, Mongolian traditional foods often include beef and lamb. Therefore, jerky is an essential food with full of nutrients, which is often consumed in winter times for health care.
The production of jerky is a long process, as it needs to be fully dried and grinded. Therefore, Oyuntuya plans to purchase raw materials in-advance, in order to prepare for the winter supply. She sells her products to the markets and households of Khuvsgul province.
With a loan amount of 30 million MNT, Oyuntuya is able to produce sufficient amount of jerky for the upcoming winter supply. She will hire 1 more employee at the meat factory to support the production.