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Mariam
Ms. Mariam S. is 51 years old and the mother of nine children living in a traditional family with her husband, her co-spouse, and her children. She resides in Fana city, in the Fana Coura district, Dioïla prefecture, Region of Koulikoro, Republic of Mali.  

Mariam did to attend school.  She buys and sells a variety of store goods with the goal of meeting her own needs and those of her children.  She just started with this micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso, which she discovered through her friends and family.  Mariam intends to use her loan to purchase: packs of Maggie (bouillon cubes), sugar, oil, and several other items at the Fana market. She accepts cash or credit in her sales to a customer base composed of women and men.

She envisions making an average monthly profit 35,000 francs CFA that will be used to cover the loan payments and to meet expenses related to healthcare, food, and schooling.  The rest will be reinvested in her business.
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Madame Mariam S. est âgée de 51 ans. Elle est mère de neuf enfants et vit dans une famille traditionnelle avec son époux, sa coépouse et ses enfants. Elle réside dans la ville de Fana au quartier Fana coura, préfecture de Dioïla, région de Koulikoro république du Mali.
Madame Mariam S. n’a pas été à l’école. Elle fait l’achat et la vente d’articles divers de boutique dans le but de pouvoir survenir à ses propres besoins et les besoins de ses enfants. Elle vient de commencer avec l’institution.
C’est à travers ses proches et ses amis qu’elle a fait la connaissance de Soro Yiriwaso.
Elle se propose de payer avec ce prêt: des paquets de Maggie, du sucre, de l’huile et plusieurs autres articles au marché de Fana. Elle revend à crédit et au comptant à une clientèle composée de femmes et d’hommes.
Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice moyen mensuel de 35 000FCFA qui sera utilisé pour payer les échéances du prêt, prendre en charge les dépenses relatives à la santé, à la nourriture, aux frais scolaires et le reste sera réinvesti dans 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.

About Mali

  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $10,710,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 493.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Mariam buying various store goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 14, 2010
Listed
Dec 31, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011