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Nyètaa 2 Group
In this Group: Oumou , Kadiatou , Oumou , Kadia , Mariétou , Satou
The Nyètaa 2 group is composed of six women, all married and living in big traditional families. Their average age is 33 and on average they have 3 children each. They live in the village of Balamissala, in the rural community of Sébougou, Ségou region (fourth administrative region of Mali), and they became acquainted because they are either in-laws, neighbors, or related to each other.

Wishing to expand their arable land, they came to Soro Yiriwaso and are on their second agricultural (seasonal) loan. Members of the Nyètaa 2 group from the village of Balamissala grow rice, peanuts, millet, and okra.

Mrs. Mariétou D. wants to use her loan to buy 30 kg of rice seed, two sacks of fertilizer for grains, two tins of herbicide, and pay for labor to help her prepare the soil, transplant the rice seedings, and do the weeding in her fields. Preparing the soil is work reserved for men, whereas weeding and transplanting are work done by women from the village. She buys her agricultural inputs at the weekly market in Ségou (the big market).

With 3 hectares, she hopes to produce 8 sacks of peanuts, 10 sacks of rice, and about 30 sacks of okra. Part of her production will be consumed by her family, whereas the rest will be sold to have money for the children's school fees, household necessities, and health care expenses. Mrs. Mariétou D. aims to be able to raise goats and sheep.
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Le groupe Nyètaa 2 est composé de six femmes toutes mariées dans des grandes familles traditionnelles avec en moyenne 33 ans et 3 enfants. Elles habitent le village de Balamissala dans la commune rurale de Sébougou dans la région de Ségou (4ème région administrative du Mali) et se sont connues à travers des liens de mariage, de voisinage et de parenté.
Dans le but d’augmenter leurs superficies de culture, elles ont fait recours à Soro Yiriwaso et sont à leur 2ème cycle de prêt de campagne. Le riz, l’arachide, le mil et le gombo seront cultivés par les membres du groupe Nyètaa 2 du village de Balamissala.
Madame Mariétou D. veut utiliser son prêt pour acheter 30kg de semences de riz, deux sacs de complexe céréale, 2 bidons d’herbicide et recruter la main d’œuvre pour les activités de labour, de repiquage et de sarclage dans ses champs. Le labour est réservé aux hommes alors que le sarclage et le repiquage sont l’œuvre des femmes dans le village. Elle se ravitaille en intrants agricoles à la foire de Ségou (au grand marché).
Avec une superficie de 3 hectares, elle espère produire 8 sacs d’arachide, 10 sacs de riz et une trentaine de sac de gombo. Une partie de la production est auto consommée tandis que le reste est vendu pour prendre en charge les frais scolaires des enfants, les besoins du foyer ainsi que les soins de santé.
Madame Mariétou D. a pour objectif de faire l’élevage des petits ruminants.

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
  • 497.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nyètaa 2 Group's $925 loan helped a member buying fertilizer (a mixture for grains), rice seeds, herbicides, and paying for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 15, 2010
Listed
Sep 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2011