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Dembagnouma  Iii Group
In this Group: Sata , Kotimi , Nani , Salimata , Alimata , Aminata , Aminata , Matou , Fatoumata , Diarra
The Dembagnouma III group is composed of 10 married women with an average age of 33, an average of 2 children, and they live in polygamous families in Wobougou, one of the villages in the Dioïla prefecture, in the Koulikoro region, the second administrative region of Mali.
They are collaborating with the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso in order to better organize their rainy season activities. They grow rice, pearl millet, peanuts, and beans. They are on their second seasonal loan and their previous loan was repaid in full.
With this new loan, Sata F., the president of the group, plans on buying fertilizer and small farming equipment, and paying the labor costs involved in maintaining approximately 1.9 hectares of peanuts.
The harvested crops are sold in Dioïla to a client base made up of merchants. She hopes to make a profit of 80,000 francs CFA by the end of the season.
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Les dix membres du groupe Dembagnouma III sont des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 33 ans et en moyenne 2 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans les familles polygames à Wobougou, un des villages de la préfecture de Dioïla, région de Koulikoro, 2ème région administrative du Mali.
Elles collaborent avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso dans le but de pouvoir mieux organiser leurs activités en début d’hivernage.
Les spéculations cultivées par le groupe sont le riz, le petit mil, l’arachide et le haricot. Elles sont à leur deuxième prêt de campagne et le prêt précédent a été bien remboursé.
Avec ce nouveau prêt, SATA F., la présidente du groupe, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour pour entretenir environ 1,9 hectare d’arachide.
La production est vendue au niveau de la ville de Dioïla après les récoltes à une clientèle composée de revendeurs.
Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice de 80.000FCFA en fin de campagne.

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
  • 12
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $10,188,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 510.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dembagnouma Iii Group's $1,375 loan helped a member labor, seeds, fertilizer, herbicide, and small farming equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 16, 2010
Sep 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011