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Tiessiriton 1 Group
In this Group: Fatoumata , Bassitan , Yaaya , Baoumou , Oumou , Djenebou , Nah , Kadia , Minata , Mamou
The 10 women of the group known as Tiessiriton 1 are all married in traditional families. They have an average age of 35 and on average three children. They all live in the village of Banankoroniwere. in the region of Ségou (fourth administrative region of Mali.) They met through their agricultural, rainy season activities, or through ties of neighborhood, kinship and marriage in the village. They grow peanuts, millet and rice. In order to obtain small equipment and to stock up on agricultural inputs, the members of this group came to Soro Yiriwaso and are on their first seasonal loan.

Madame Fatoumata (second woman sitting on the right in the photo) works very hard at her rainy season agricultural activities in the village of Banankoroniwere. She intends to use her loan to plow her field, to buy seeds and fertilizer, and to pay young people to weed her field. The sale of her produce takes place for cash at the end of the rainy season, to repay her loan and in order to have income to pay for children's expenses and part of those of the extended family.
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Les dix femmes de Tiessiriton 1 sont toutes mariées dans les familles traditionnelles. Elles ont en moyenne 35 ans et 3 enfants. Elles vivent toutes dans le village de Banankoroniwere. dans la région de Ségou (4ème région administrative du Mali). Elles se sont connues à travers leurs activités agricoles hivernales, des liens de voisinage, de mariage et de parenté dans le village. Elles font la culture d’arachide, du mil et du riz. Dans le but de s’acheter de petits équipements, de s’approvisionner en intrants agricoles, les membres du groupe ont connu Soro Yiriwaso et sont à leur 1er cycle du prêt de campagne.
Madame Fatoumata (deuxième femme assise à droite dans la photo,) est une grande meneuse d’activités agricoles hivernales dans le village de Banankoroniwere. Elle compte utiliser son prêt pour labourer son champ, s’acheter des semences et d’engrais puis payer les jeunes pour sarcler son champ. La vente de ses produits agricoles se fait au comptant à la fin de l’hivernage pour payer son prêt et afin d’avoir de revenu pour prendre la charge des enfants, et une partie de celle 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
  • 14
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,520,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 513.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Tiessiriton 1 Group's $1,375 loan helped a member to buy seeds, agricultural inputs, and pay young people to weed her field.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 2, 2013
Jul 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014