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Keleya Group
In this Group: Kadiatou Zoumana, Kadiatou, Kadiatou Bourama , Agnan
The four women of the group Keleya are all married in monogamous families and average 39 years of age and 3 children each. They live in Sanoubougou I, a district of Sikasso City (third administrative region of the Republic of Mali) and do a diversity of work, including selling pagnes (colorful West African cloth), beauty products, and soaps. They are on their fifth collaboration with the micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso with the goal of satisfying the needs of their customers and to increase their profit. All the preceding loans have been settled.

The group members intend to buy 50 bolts of pagnes, 30 boxes of beauty products, and 30 boxes of soap. Supplies are gotten at the grand marketplace of Sikasso City, in Bamako, and in surrounding villages. The merchandise is sold on credit at the retail level to customers composed generally of women at the grand market of Sikasso City, locally, and door-to-door.

The group members each envision realizing an average monthly profit of 20,000 francs CFA. A portion of the profits will be used to help their husbands, and the other portion will be invested in business and used to repay the loan. Their ambition is to become wholesale merchants.

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Les quatre femmes du groupe Keleya sont toutes mariées dans des familles monogames avec une moyenne d’âge de 39 ans et 3 enfants. Elles habitent à Sanoubougou I un des quartiers de la ville de Sikasso 3ème région administrative de la république du Mali.
Elles mènent diverses activités qui sont entre autres la vente de pagnes, de produits de beauté et de savons.
Elles sont à leur cinquième collaboration avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso dans le but de satisfaire le besoin de leur clientèle et augmenter leur profit. Tous les prêts précédents se sont bien dénoués.
Elles comptent acheter , 50 pièces de pagnes, 30 cartons de produits de beauté et 30 cartons de savons. Elles s’approvisionnent au grand marché de la ville de Sikasso, Bamako et dans les villages environnants.
Les marchandises sont vendues au grand marché de Sikasso ville sur place et de façon ambulante au comptant, en détail et à crédit à une clientèle composée généralement de femmes.
Elles envisagent réaliser chacune un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 20 000 FCFA dont une partie sera utilisée pour aider les maris et l’autre partie sera investie dans les activités et le remboursement du prêt.
Les femmes du groupe Keleya ambitionnent de devenir des commerçantes grossistes.

Additional Information

Important Information

Soro Yiriwaso is a microfinance institution that works primarily in rural and semi-urban areas of Mali to provide underprivileged communities with access to financial services.The organization facilitates access for disadvantaged clients, particularly women, to new resources and services, fostering solidarity and cooperation among its clients. Kiva lenders’ funds will enable Soro Yiriwaso to expand its outreach and target even more underserved Malians involved in business and agriculture.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Mali

  • $1,100
    Average annual income
  • 39
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,450,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 493.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD