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Tiessiri Ii Group
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The group TIESSIRI II is composed of ten married women who average 34 years of age and four children each. The women live for the most part in polygamous families in Koula, a village in the Rural Commune of Banco, Prefecture of Dioïla, Region of Koulikoro (2nd administrative region of the Republic of Mali). They are collaborating with the micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso with the goal of organizing their businesses better at the start of the off-season. The crops grown are rice and peanuts.

The group members are now on their first collaboration with the institution. With this initial loan, YAMA TAHIROU, who is the second person sitting from the left in the photo, intends to buy inputs and assorted equipment and to pay the cost of plowing and weeding for maintaining about 0.5 hectare of peanuts. After the harvest, the produce is sold at the markets of Baou, Koula, Banco, and N’Golobougou. The customer base is composed of women and men. YAMA TAHIROU plans on making an average profit of about 60,000 francs CFA at the end of the planting season.
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Le groupe TIESSIRI II est constitué de 10 femmes mariées ayant une moyenne d’âge de 34 ans et en moyenne 4 enfants. Elles vivent dans des familles polygames à Koula, l’un des villages de la commune rurale de Banco, 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 sont le riz et l’arachide. Elles sont à leur première collaboration avec l’institution.
Avec ce premier prêt, YAMA TAHIROU, la deuxième personne à partir de la gauche dans le rang des assises, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour et de sarclage pour entretenir environs 0,5 hectare d’arachide.
Les productions sont vendues au niveau du marché de Baou, de Koula, de Banco et de N’Golobougou, après les récoltes à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes. YAMA TAHIROU compte réaliser un bénéfice moyen de 60 000F CFA environs 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

  • $1,100
    Average annual income
  • 15
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,512,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 462.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tiessiri Ii Group's $675 loan helped a member to pay for plowing, seeds, manure, herbicides, weeding, and assorted equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 6, 2011
Sep 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 11, 2012