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Djiguisseme Group
In this Group: Makaria, Rokia , Djeneba , Fatoumata , Batoma
The members of the group Djiguisseme are married women who are an average of 36 years old, with an average of 4 children each. With their husbands and children, they live in large traditional families and reside in the village of Massigui within the subprefecture of Massigui, in the region of Koulikoro, in the Republic of Mali. They are tied together by family and because they live in the same neighborhood.

Their business is selling a diverse selection of products, as well as catering. The new of the microfinance institution (Soro Yiriwaso) through former clients in the city. For about three years, these women have collaborated equally with the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso for consistent financial support for their businesss.

This will be their eighth loan together and all of their previous loans have been fully repaid. With this new loan they intend to purchase clothes for men and women, a large stock of cereals and food products for their restaurand, and a variety of many other items. The clothes will be mostly purchased in Bamako and Fana; the cereals, condiments for the restaurant and various other products will be bought from retailers in the surrounding areas and will be resold in the market of Massigui to a clientele composed of women and men. They estimate that they will each earn a monthly average income of 45,600 FCFA. They will use their earnings to purchase food, health products and for activities.
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Les membres du groupe Djiguisseme sont des femmes mariées ayant une moyenne d’âge de 36 ans et 4 enfants. Avec leur mari et enfants, elles vivent dans des grandes familles traditionnelles et résident dans le village de Massigui, sous préfecture de MASSIGUI, Région de KOULIKORO, République du Mali.
Elles sont liées par des relations de voisinage et de parentés. Elles font le commerce d’articles divers et la restauration.
Elles ont connues l’institution à travers les anciennes clientes de la ville, il y’a environ trois ans, dès lors ces femmes également collaborent avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso dans le souci d’avoir un appui financier constant pour leurs activités.
Elles sont à leur huitième prêt solidaire et tous les prêts précédents ont été bien remboursés.
Quant à l’utilisation du nouveau prêt, elles comptent acheter des habillements pour hommes et femmes et une grande quantité de céréales et de condiments alimentaires pour la restauration et beaucoup d’autres articles divers.
Les habillements sont achetés en grande partie à Bamako et à Fana, les céréales, les condiments alimentaires pour la restauration et les autres articles divers sont achetés en détail aux environnants et sont revendus au marché de Massigui à une clientèle composée de femmes et d’hommes.
Elles estiment réaliser chacune un bénéfice moyen de 45 600FCFA par mois. Les bénéfices sont partagés entre la nourriture, la santé et les activités.

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

  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $9,945,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 437.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Djiguisseme Group's $1,725 loan helped a member to purchase a variety of items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 6, 2009
Listed
Nov 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 15, 2010