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Sylvain
Born on December 30, 1971 in Mandiakuy, San Prefecture (Ségou Region), Mr. Monsieur Sylvain D. is an orthopedic technician at the regional hospital of Sikasso.  Married and the father of three children, he resides with his wife and their children in Sanoubougou I, a working-class district of Sikasso City (3rd administrative region of the Republic of Mali).  Aside from his professional work, Mr. Dakou has a farm located about 7 km from Sikasso City, where he has been running a farm for raising pigs and poultry for over two years. 

But with the goal of improving this business, which is very profitable for him, Mr. Dakou decided to join the micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso about three years ago.  He has benefited from an initial loan, which he repaid properly.  He is requesting this second loan for buying five pairs of pigs, two pairs of geese, and three pairs of turkeys. 

With this loan, he envision making a monthly profit of 120,000 francs CFA that will be used essentially for increasing his working capital, for helping to cover family expenses, and for paying the loan interest. 
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Né le 30 Décembre 1971 à Mandiakuy préfecture de San (région de Ségou), Monsieur Sylvain D. est un technicien Orthopédiste à l'hopital régional de Sikasso. Marié et père de trois enfants, il réside avec son épouse et leurs enfants à Sanoubougou I, un des quartiers populaires de la ville de Sikasso ( troisième région administrative de la république du Mali).
Monsieur D. en marge de ses activités professionnelles, il dispose une ferme située à environ 7km de la ville de Sikasso où il mène l’élevage de porcs et l’aviculture depuis plus de deux ans.
Dans le but de mieux mener cette activité qui lui est très rentable, il décida de rejoindre l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso il y’a 3 ans environ. Il a bénéficié d’un premier prêt qui a été correctement remboursé, il sollicite ce deuxième prêt pour acheter, 5 paires de porcs, 2 paires de oies et 3 paires de dindons.
Avec ce prêt il envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel de 120 000 FCFA qui sera utilisé essentiellement pour augmenter son fonds de commerce, contribuer aux dépenses familiales et payer les intérêts de son prêt.

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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.

About Mali

  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $9,946,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 532.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Sylvain buying pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 13, 2010
Listed
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011