Mrs. Bassan (2nd woman standing on the left of the photo) is a seller of fruits and vegetables (bananas, apples, papayas, mangoes…) at the market Chateau in Segou.
She intends to buy six cases of bananas from the sellers at the wholesale market in Segou. She sells on account and on credit from her home and in the market Chateau in Segou to both men and women clients. Mrs. Bassan hopes that with the loan she can earn an average profit of 20,000 cfa francs which will be reinvested in the business and help take care of her family's needs.
Madame Bassan (2 ème femme en position debout sur la photo de la gauche vers la droite) est une vendeuse des fruits et légumes de toutes les qualités (banane, pomme, orange, papaye, mangue…) au marché château de Ségou. Elle compte utiliser son prêt pour acheter 6 Caisses de banane avec les forains de Koutiala au grand marché de Ségou. La revente se fait au comptant et à crédit à domicile et dans le marché château de Ségou à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes. Madame Bassan compte réaliser avec ce prêt un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 20 000 FCFA qui sera utilisé, pour être réinvesti dans l’activité et assurer le complément de condiments de la famille.
Important InformationSoro 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
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