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Sabougnouman Ii Group
In this Group: Mariam , Paye , Souraka , Siga , Kadia , Neh , Madiata , Awa Moussa , Mariam , Sira
The six members of the group SABOUGNOUMAN II are married women averaging 35 years of age and four children each. The women live for the most part in polygamous families in Sirimou, a village in Commune de Marka Coungo, Dioîla prefecture, in Région de Koulikoro (2nd administrative region of the Republic of Mali). They are collaborating with the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso with the goal of better organizing their work at the start of the rainy season. The crops grown include peanuts, millet, okra, and sesame. The group members are on their sixth collaboration with the institution.

With this new loan, PAYE, who is the first person standing from the left in the photo, intends to purchase farm inputs and sundry equipment and to cover the cost of plowing for maintaining about 1 hectare of millet and peanuts.

After the harvest, the produce is sold in Marka Coungo City to a customer base composed of women and men. She plans on making an average profit of about 50,000 francs per planting. The profits will be used to help her husband to cover family expenses.
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Les dix membres du groupe SABOUGNOUMAN II des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 35 ans et ont en moyenne 4 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans des familles polygames à Sirimou, un des villages de la commune de Marka Coungo, préfecture de Dioîla, région de Koulikoro, 2ème région administrative du mali.
Elles collaborent avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso dans le but de pouvoir mieux organiser leurs activités en début d’hivernage. Les spéculations cultivées sont entre autres l’arachide, du mil, du gombo et du sésame. Elles sont à leur sixième collaboration avec l’institution.
Avec ce nouveau prêt, PAYE première personne à partir de la gauche dans le rang des débout, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour pour entretenir environs 1hectare de mil et d’arachide.
Les productions sont vendues au niveau de la ville de Marka Coungo, après les récoltes à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes. Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice moyen de 50 000FCFA environs par campagne qui aidera le conjoint à subvenir aux dépenses de la famille.

Additional Information

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
  • 15
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,512,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 510.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Sabougnouman Ii Group's $1,100 loan helped a member to pay for plowing, seeds, fertilizer, herbicides, weeding, and sundry equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 22, 2013
May 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014