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Dougouyiriwaton 2 Group
In this Group: Biba , Bintou , Mamine , Koniba , Batoma , Sali , Minata
Mostly married and living in traditional extended families, the seven women of Dougouyiriwaton 2 Group have an average age of 43 and five children. They all live in the village of Nikankan in Segou, the 4th largest administrative region in Mali. They know each other via neighborhood ties, work, and kinship. They buy and sell all sorts of condiments, cereals, and clothing. In order to satisfy increasingly numerous and demanding customers, the group members decided to join Soro Yiriwaso and are on their first group loan. Ms. Koniba (first woman standing in the black t-shirt with blue stripes) excels at selling peanuts. She is very sought-after. She plans to use her loan to buy three bags of peanuts from the fair in Kimparana. She makes her sales for cash to a retail clientele of women and men. With this loan, Ms. Koniba hopes to earn an average monthly profit of 8,500 FCFA which will be reinvested in her business and used to help her spouse take care of household expenses.
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Mariées majoritairement dans des familles traditionnelles élargies, les sept femmes du groupe Dougouyiriwaton 2 ont en moyenne 43 ans et 5 enfants. Elles habitent toutes le village de Nikankan dans la région de Ségou (4ème région administrative du Mali) et se sont connues à travers des liens de voisinage, de leurs activités professionnelles et de parenté. Elles font l’achat et la vente de condiments de tous genres, de céréales et des habits.
Dans le but de satisfaire le besoin de leurs clientèles de plus en plus nombreuses et exigeantes, les membres du groupe décident d’intégrer le programme crédit de Soro Yiriwaso et sont à leur 1 er prêt solidaire,
Madame, Koniba (1 ère femme debout T-shirt noir rayé de bleu) excelle dans la vente de l’arachide. Elle est très sollicitée dans son activité.
Elle compte utiliser son prêt pour acheter, 3 sacs d’arachide. Elle s’approvisionne à la foire de Kimparana. Elle effectue ses ventes au comptant, en détail à une clientèle mixtes.
Avec ce prêt, Madame Koniba espère réaliser un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 8500 FCFA qui sera utilisé pour être réinvesti dans l’activité et aider son conjoint dans la prise en charge des besoins du foyer.

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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
  • 4
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,612,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 513.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD