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Lassina
Born around 1966 in Koloni/Foulala-Kolondièba (town in the 3rd administrative region of Mali), LASSINA lives in the city of Kolondièba with his wife and four children in a traditional family.

Monsieur LASSINA quickly became interested in revenue-generating activities, and has been buying and selling various products (rugs, perfumes, chairs, etc.) for 20 years. He is well-liked and sought after in the market and especially on market day.

In order to grow his business and satisfy his ever-growing clientele, LASSINA is working with Soro Yiriwaso. He is on his second loan after having reimbursed his previous loan.

LASSINA wants to use his loan to buy two rugs, five boxes of water bottles, boxes of various types of perfumes, and a dozen chairs. He buys his supplies from the wholesalers in the city of Kolondièba. He sells for cash, at retail, and occasionally on credit to a clientele of both men and women.

LASSINA would like to earn an average monthly profit of 30,000 FCFA, which he'll use to meet the needs of his family, reimburse his loan, and reinvest in his business.
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Né vers 1966 à Koloni/Foulala- Kolondièba (Préfecture de la 3ème Région administrative du Mali), LASSINA réside à Kolondièba ville avec ses 4 enfants et sa femme dans une famille traditionnelle.
Monsieur LASSINA s’est vite intéressé aux activités génératrices de revenus notamment à l’achat vente des produits divers (tapis, parfums, des chaises etc.) depuis plus de vingt ans. Il est très apprécié et sollicité au marché et surtout le jour de foire.
Lassina pour augmenter son fonds de commerce afin de satisfaire sa clientèle qui ne cesse de grandir, il collabore avec Soro Yiriwaso et est à son deuxième prêt, après avoir correctement remboursé le précédent.
LASSINA compte utiliser son prêt pour acheter 2 tapis, 5 cartons d’eau minérales, des cartons de différentes sortes de parfums et une dizaine de chaises. Il s’approvisionne chez les grossistes à Kolondièba ville. Il effectue ses ventes au comptant en détail et quelques fois à crédit dans boutique à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes.
LASSINA espère réaliser un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 30.000FCFA qui sera utilisé pour subvenir aux besoins de la famille, rembourser le prêt et réinvestir dans les activités.

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.

About Mali

  • $1,200
    Average annual income
  • 53
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $10,440,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Lassina to buy various items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 4, 2013
Listed
Jun 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014