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Mariam was born around 1963 in Bamako and lives with her six children and husband in a monogamous family in the Kangare district of the town of Selingue. She is a nurse by trade and also has several income-generating activities, notably the purchase and sale of clothing, ginger, incense and soaps. Having repaid in full her previous loans, Mariam is now on her fifth loan with Soro Yiriwaso, which will be used to buy eight sacks of ginger, five dozen sets of clothing, three cartons of soap, all from wholesalers. She sells for cash and on credit, on a retail basis, from home and in the market at Dalabala to a customer base made up of men and women.

Mariam hopes to make a monthly profit of 75,000FCFA which will be used to help her husband provide for the family's needs, repay her loan and reinvest in her activities.
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Née vers 1963 à BAMAKO, MARIAM vit avec ses 6 enfants et son époux dans une famille monogame dans le quartier KANGARE de la ville de SELINGUE.
Infirmière de profession, MARIAM mène également des activités génératrices de revenus notamment l’achat vente d’habits, de gingembre, d’encens et de savons. Après avoir correctement remboursé les prêts précédents, MARIAM est à son cinquième prêt avec Soro Yiriwaso qui sera utilisé pour acheter, 8 sacs de gingembre, 5 douzaines d’habillements, 3 cartons de savons, auprès des grossistes. Elle effectue ses ventes au comptant, à crédit et en détail, à domicile, dans le marché DALABALA à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes.
MARIAM espère réaliser un bénéfice mensuel de 75.000FCFA qui sera utilisé pour aider son mari à subvenir aux besoins de la famille, rembourser le prêt et réinvestir dans les activités.

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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
  • 3
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,596,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 505.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD