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Nieleniton Ii Group
In this Group: Nagna , Man , Diarrah , Mamina , Niagale , Nen , Bala Minata , Sokone , Sata , Sokone
The ten members of the Nieleniton II group are all married women with an average age of 34. They have an average of three children each. The majority of the group's members live in polygamous families in Kolombada, a village in the Guégnaka area. This area is located in the Dioïla prefecture in the Koulikoro region, the second-largest administrative region in Mali. They collaborate with the Soro Yiriwaso microfinance institution so that they can better organize their businesses at the start of the rainy season. The crops grown by this group's members include peanuts, millet and beans. They are on their eighth loan with this institution.

Bala Minata is a member of the group, and is the first person seated on the left in the photo. With her loan she plans to buy inputs and small pieces of equipment, as well as to pay the labor expenses involved in farming approximately one hectare of millet and peanuts. After harvest her produce is sold in the town of Fana, and her customers are both male and female. Each season she hopes to make a profit of around 85,000 francs CFA.
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Les dix membres du groupe NIELENITON II sont des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 34 ans et ont en moyenne 3 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans les familles polygames à Kolombada un des villages de la commune de Guégnaka, préfecture de Dioïla, région de Koulikoro, 2ème région administrative du mali.
Elles collaborent avec l’institution de micro finance 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 et du haricot. Elles sont à leur huitième collaboration avec l’institution.
Avec ce prêt, BALA MINATA la première personne à gauche dans le rang des assises, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour pour entretenir environs 1 ha de mil et d’arachide
Les productions sont vendues au niveau de la ville de Fana, après les récoltes à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes. Elle réalise un bénéfice de 85 000F CFA environs par campagne.

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

  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $10,215,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 494.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nieleniton Ii Group's $1,175 loan helped a member to pay for labor expenses and hoeing, and to buy seeds, fertilizers, herbicides and small pieces of equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014