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Djidiankola Bougoula Ii Group
In this Group: Sali , Bana , Karidia , Diatou , Aïda
The five members of the group DJIDIANKOLA BOUGOULA II are married women who average 39 years of age and five children each. The women live in polygamous families in Kafla, a village of the Rural Commune of Banco, Prefecture of Dioïla, Region of Koulikoro (2nd administrative region of the Republic of Mali). The group members are collaborating with the micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso with the goal of better organizing their work at the start of the off-season. The crops grown include rice and peanuts. The group members are on their first collaboration with the institution.

With this loan, AÏDA, who is standing in the middle of the photo, intends to buy farm inputs and assorted supplies and equipment and to pay for plowing and weeding to maintain about 0.5 hectare of rice and peanuts.

After the harvests, the produce is sold locally at the village market and at the markets of Banco and N’Golobougou. The customer base is composed of women and men. AÏDA plans on making a profit of 40,000 francs CFA at the end of the planting season.
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Les cinq membres du groupe DJIDIANKOLA BOUGOULA II sont des femmes mariées âgées en moyennes de 39 ans et en moyenne 5 enfants. Elles vivent dans des familles polygames à Kafla, 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 entre autres le riz et l’arachide. Elles sont à leur première collaboration avec l’institution.
Avec ce premier prêt, AÏDA, debout au milieu, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour et de sarclage pour entretenir environs 0,5 hectare de riz et d’arachide.
Les productions sont vendues sur place au marché du village, au niveau du marché de Banco et de N’Golobougou, après les récoltes à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes. Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice de 40.000 F CFA 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
  • 3
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,596,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 461.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Djidiankola Bougoula Ii Group's $400 loan helped a member to pay for plowing, seeds, fertilizer, herbicide, weeding and assorted supplies and equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 10, 2011
Sep 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 11, 2012