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Anwbene  Vi Group
In this Group: Mamine , Fatouamta , Oumou , Kadia, Dah , Mah
The members of the Anwbene VI group are married women who average 39 years of age and have on average four children each. The majority of them live in polygamous families in Kokougrou, one of the villages in the Guégnaka municipality, which lies in the prefecture of Dioïla in the Koulikoro region (Mali's second administrative region).

The are collaborating with the micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso, with the aim of being able to organize their businesses better at the beginning of the winter season. They grow groundnut, millet and beans and are on their seventh loan from the institution.

With this loan, Mamine, who is standing on the far left of the photo, is planning to buy fertilizers and small materials as well as to pay labor costs to maintain around one hectare of millet and groundnut.

Once harvested, the produce is sold in the town of Fana to a customer base made up of men and women. Mamine is expecting to make a profit of around 45,000FCFA per season.
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Les membres du groupe ANWBENE VI sont des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 39 ans et ont en moyenne 4 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans des familles polygames à Kokougrou 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 l’arachide, du mil et du haricot. Elles sont à leur septième collaboration avec l’institution.
Avec ce prêt, Mamine la première personne à gauche dans le rang des debout, 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 envisage réaliser un bénéfice de 45 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
  • 7
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $9,897,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 500.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Anwbene Vi Group's $300 loan helped a member to pay for labor, seeds, fertilizers, weed-killer, hoeing and small materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 26, 2013
Listed
Jul 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014