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Born around 1981 in Kai, Youssouf is married and the father of four. He lives with his family in the town of Loulouni, a subprefecture in the Sikasso region.
Youssouf has been doing metal work for about six years: welding and manufacturing of rubber doors, windows, and chairs for sale. He enjoys a good business reputation and receives many orders, but his resources do not allow him to meet demand. This is why he decided to collaborated with Soro Yiriwaso. He is on his fourth loan, having duly repaid the prior loans.

He plans to use his loan to buy iron sheets, welding roads and iron bars. These materials are needed to manufacture rubber doors, windows and chairs for sale. He plans to earn an average monthly revenue of 100,000 West African francs, which will be used to improve his workshop and his family’s life conditions and to pay off the interest on his loan, with the rest reinvested in his business.
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Né vers 1981 à Kai Youssouf est un homme marié et père de quatre enfants, qui vit avec sa famille à Loulouni ville, une des sous préfecture de Sikasso.
Youssouf mène des activités de menuiserie métallique : soudure, fabrication et vente de portes isoprènes + fenêtres + chaises, il y a environ six années. Il jouit d’une forte réputation dans cette activité et reçoit beaucoup de commandes, mais ses ressources ne peuvent pas lui permettre de les satisfaire. C’est ainsi, qu’il décida de collaborer avec Soro Yiriwaso. Il est à son quatrième prêt, les prêts antérieurs ont été correctement remboursés.
Il compte acheter avec son prêt des feuilles de tôles, des baguettes de soudures et des barres de fer. Cela pour ses prestations et la fabrique des portes isoprènes + fenêtres + chaises qui seront mises à la vente.
Il envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel de 100 000 FCFA qui sera utilisé pour contribuer à l’amélioration de l’atelier, celle de la famille, payer les intérêts de son prêt et investir le reste dans son activité.

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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.

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  • $1,100
    Average annual income
  • 5
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,609,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 502.2
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD