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Aminata
Aminata is a married woman, 38 years old and the mother of five children. She lives with her ​​children and her husband in the North Hérémakono district of Bougouni.

Having quit school at an early age mainly due to her parent's poverty, she decided to undertake income-generating activities such as the purchase and sale of pagnes (colorful West-African fabric) and clothing. With over 8 years' experience, she is highly sought after and appreciated in Bougouni.

Having successfully repaid her four previous loans, this is her fifth which will be used to buy 10 sets of men's clothing and 10 pagnes. She resupplies in Bamako (capital of the Republic of Mali). Her goods are sold from her home and in various districts of Bougouni.

She intends to achieve monthly profits of 50,000 FCFA, which will serve to help her parents, assist her husband with family expenses, pay interest on the loan and expand her business.
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Madame Aminata est une femme mariée de 38 ans et mère de 5 enfants. Elle vit avec ses enfants chez son époux dans le quartier Hérémakono Nord de Bougouni. Ayant abandonnée l’école dès à son jeune âge à cause surtout de la pauvreté de ses parents, elle décida de mener des activités génératrices de revenus notamment l’achat et la vente des pagnes et d’habits. Nantie de 8 ans d’expériences, elle est très sollicitée et appréciée à Bougouni. Après avoir correctement remboursés ses quatre précédents prêts, elle est à son cinquième qui sera utilisé pour acheter 10 complets pour hommes et 10 pièces des pagnes. Elle s’approvisionne à Bamako (Capitale de la République du Mali). Ses marchandises sont vendues à la maison et dans les différents quartiers de Bougouni.
Elle compte réaliser avec ce prêt un bénéfice mensuel de 50 000FCFA, qui servira à aider les parents, appuyer son époux dans les charges de la famille, payer les intérêts du prêt et à agrandir son entreprise.

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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
  • 154
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,272,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 501.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Aminata buy clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 11, 2013
Listed
Jul 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014