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Mr. ZOUMANA is married, 46 years old, and a father of ten children. He lives in a polygamous family with his two wives, children, and parents in Ouelessebougou. He has been a butcher for sixteen years and plans on using this loan to purchase three head of cattle to slaughter in order to satisfy the daily demand, which is growing.

He sells at the OUELESSEBOUGOU market square to a customer base composed of housewives and restauranteurs. He expects to make an average monthly profit of 100,000 francs CFA that will serve to pay back the loan and to meet family needs. Mr. ZOUMANA is on his fifth loan, and the four previous ones were correctly repaid.
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Monsieur ZOUMANA est marié, a 46 ans et est père de 10 enfants. Il vit dans une famille polygame avec ses deux épouses, ses enfants et ses parents à Ouelessebougou.
Il mène cette activité de boucher depuis 16 ans et compte utiliser ce prêt pour l’achat de trois bœufs à abattre pour satisfaire sa demande journalière qui s’accroît, il vend à la place du marché de OUELESSEBOUGOU avec une clientèle constituée des ménagères et restaurateurs.
Il compte réaliser un bénéfice moyen mensuel de 100.000 FCFA qui servira à payer le prêt et subvenir aux besoins de la famille
ZOUMANA est à son cinquième prêt et les quatre précédents furent correctement remboursés.

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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
  • 68
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $10,809,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Zoumana to purchase steers for slaughter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014