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Djekafo (La Même Voix) Group
In this Group: Aichata , Mamou, Awa , Bintou , Fatoumata, Kadia , Oumou , Minata , Djelika
Djekafo (The Same Voice) is a group of women from the first neighbourhood of Koutiala who know each other well and live in large traditional families with their husbands, children, and other relatives. On average they are 36 years old, 2 are single, and 7 married with at least 3 children.
This group of women trade in various articles such as clothing, soap, and different sorts of catering. To enlarge their businesses, the members decided to join the Soro Yiriwaso credit programme two years ago. This is their third group loan.
Aïchata is a member of the Djekafo group, she sells all sorts of condiments and is sitting in the middle in the photo opposite her condiments.
She plans to use her loan to buy, little by little, her stock of condiments such as onion, garlic, tomato concentrate, and spices. She buys her products at the market in Koutiala and in Bamako. She sells her wares retail for cash to all sorts of different people.
Whereas the other members of the Djekafo group each plan to make an average profit of 85.000FCFA from this loan, Mme Fatoumata plans to make 95.000FCFA.
In addition to the repayment of the loan, the group use part of the loan to assume the everyday expenses of the family.
Djekafo est un regroupement de femmes du 1er quartier de Koutiala qui se connaissent bien et vivent dans de grandes familles traditionnelles avec leurs maris, enfants et autres parents. Elles ont en moyenne 36 ans, elles sont 2 célibataires et 7 mariées, mères d’au moins 3 enfants.
Ce groupe de femmes fait le commerce d’articles divers tel les habits, savon, de la restauration et divers. Pour augmenter la taille de leurs activités, les membres ont décidé d’intégrer le programme crédit de Soro Yiriwaso il y a deux années. Elles sont à leur troisième prêt de groupe.
Aïchata, est un membre du groupe Djekafo qui vend les condiments de toute sorte elles assise au milieu sur la photo en face de ses condiments.
Elle compte utiliser son prêt pour acheter au fur et à mesure des stocks de condiments oignons, ail, tomate concentrée et épice. Elle se procure de ses produits au grand marché de Koutiala et à Bamako. Elle vend en détail au comptant à une clientèle diverse et variée.
Tandis que Les membres du groupe Djekafo comptent réaliser un bénéfice moyen de 85 000FCFA chacune au cours de ce cycle Mme Fatoumata compte réaliser 95 000FCFA.
En plus du remboursement des prêts, elles utilisent une partie du revenu pour faire face aux dépenses courantes de la famille.

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
  • 2
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  • $11,596,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 517.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD