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Djekafo Group
In this Group: Mah , Mah , Assan , Barroh , Mah, Inda , Djeneba
The women in the Djekafo group are all married and on average are 43 years old with 3 children. They all live in traditional extended families in the village of Siemana, Barouéli prefecture, Ségou Region (fourth administrative region of Mali). They know one another through community, kinship and friendship ties. They sell white clay, galettes (a cake similar to a pancake or crepe) and other items. The women in the Djekafo group are on their sixth solidarity loan, which will be used to buy white clay, grains, and boutique items. Djeneba T. plans to buy shea butter and two bags of millet for making galettes. She sells her products daily from her home and at the market, in cash and on credit to a clientele of men and women. She expects to earn a monthly profit of 20,000F CFA which will be used to pay the loan installments and to make contributions to social ceremonies. The remainder will be reinvested in her business.
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Les femmes du groupe Djekafo, toutes mariées, ont en moyenne 43 ans, 3 enfants et vivent toutes dans des familles traditionnelles élargies dans le village de Siemana, préfecture de Barouéli ; Région de Ségou (quatrième région administrative de la république du Mali).
Elles se sont connues à travers des liens de parenté, de voisinage et d’amitié. Elles font le commerce d’argile blanche, de galette et d’articles divers.
Les femmes du groupe Djekafo sont à leur sixième prêt solidaire qui sera utilisé pour acheter de l’argile blanche, des céréales des articles de boutique.
DJENEBA T. compte acheter deux sacs de mil et du beurre de karité pour la préparation des galettes. Elle effectue ses ventes quotidiennement sur place à la maison et au marché, au comptant et à crédit, à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes.
Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice moyen mensuel de 20 000F CFA qui sera utilisé pour payer les échéances du prêt, payer les contributions des cérémonies sociales et le reste sera réinvesti dans son activité de commerce.

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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.

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
  • 15
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,519,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 479.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD