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Mr. Moussa T. is married and he is the father of 3 children. He was born in Loulouni, Sikasso (third administrative region in Mali) on 4-07-1978. He lives in Loulouni in a monogamous family.

He has worked as a joiner for the past 8 years, making and repairing metallic items such as doors, windows, and chairs. His business is quite successful given his experience in the field.

This will be the first time he has approached Soro Yiriwaso (Kiva Field Partner) for a loan. He hopes to use it to purchase essential materials for his business.

He makes doors and windows, taking orders for new items, and he carries out repairs. His finalizes his transactions in cash only and he caters to a clientele made up of men and women.

He hopes to earn 40.000 francs every month and it will be used to pay his store's lease, to hire on more apprentices, and a part will be put away in savings.
Monsieur MOUSSA T. est marié à une femmes et est père de 3 enfants. Il est né à LOULOUNI le 04/07/1978 dans la dite sous préfecture, 3eme région administrative du Mali (SIKASSO). Il vit à Loulouni dans une famille monogame.
Il fait de la menuiserie métallique avec la confection et réparation (de portes, fenêtres, chaises...) depuis maintenant 8 ans. Il fait ses prestations avec assez de réussite compte tenu de son expérience à la matière.
Il est à sa première collaboration avec Soro Yiriwaso et compte l’utiliser pour acheter, des matériaux de premières nécessités pour le bon déroulement de ses activités.
Il confectionne les portes, fenêtres...sur commande et ses prestations (réparations) au comptant à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes.
Il espère pouvoir économiser mensuellement 40.000FCFA qui sera utilisé pour payer la location de l’atelier en plus des apprentis et l’autre partie sera mise en épargne.

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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
  • $10,710,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 512.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Moussa to purchase working materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 16, 2011