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Drissa was born in 1981. He is married and has two children. He lives in a monogamous family in the Dougounina neighborhood of Bougouni.

Not able to progress in his studies early on, Drissa turned to revenue-generating activities such as buying and selling various items: clothing, shoes, and ready-made clothing. With two years of experience in this line of work, he is in high demand in Bougouni.

He is on his third loan. His two previous loans were correctly repaid.

He plans to use the loan to buy 10 different pairs of shoes and 20 dozen shirts and pants of various types from wholesalers in Bamako. He sells his goods individually for cash, or for credit, at the big market in Bougouni to a clientele made up of both men and women.

Drissa expects to earn a monthly profit of 65,000 FCFA, which he will use to cover some of his family's expenses and further improve his business.
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Drissa est un homme marié né en 1981 qui est père de 2 enfants et qui vit dans une famille monogame dans le quartier Dougounina de Bougouni.
N’ayant pas pu progresser dans les études très tôt Drissa s’interessa aux activités génératrices de revenu notamment à l’achat vente d’articles divers tels les habits, les chaussures et les prêts à porter. Avec une expérience de 2 ans, dans cette activité, il est très sollicité à Bougouni.
Il est à son troisième prêt, après avoir correctement remboursés les deux précédents.
Il compte acheter avec son prêt, 10 paires de chaussures de différentes sortes, 20 douzaines de différentes sortes de chemises et pantalons auprès des grossistes de Bamako et effectue ses ventes, au comptant en détail et à crédit, au grand marché de Bougouni à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes.
Drissa envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel de 65.000 FCFA, qui sera utilisé pour assure certaines dépenses de la famille et améliorer d’avantage son entreprise.

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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.

About Mali

  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 146
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,272,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 490.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Drissa to buy various items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013