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Benkadi   Ii Group
In this Group: Mah , Alimata, Nana, Mamine, Mariam, Mouma, Molobaly , Soukoura, Bene , Wassa
The members of this group called BENKADI II are married women with an average age of 40 and have on average four children. They mostly live in polygamous families in Massoukou, one of the villages of the prefecture of Dioila, Koulikoro region, second administrative region of Mali.

They work together with the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso with the intention of better organizing their activities at the beginning of the rainy season. The crops they cultivate are peanuts and millet. They are on their fourth loan with the institution.

With this loan, Molobaly, the first person on the right, standing, intends to buy farm inputs, tools, and pay plowing fees to maintain one and a half hectares of millet and peanuts. Her crops are sold at the level of the town of Marka Coungo, after the harvest, to a clientele composed of men and women. She expects to make a profit of 135,000 F CFA more or less each growing season.
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Les membres du groupe BENKADI II sont des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 40 ans et ont en moyenne 4 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans des familles polygames à Massoukou un des villages de préfecture de Dioila, 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. Elles sont à leur quatrième collaboration avec l’institution.
Avec ce prêt, Molobaly la première personne à droite dans le rang des debout, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour pour entretenir environs 1.5 ha de mil et d’arachide
Les productions sont vendues au niveau de la ville de Marka Coungo après les récoltes à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes. Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice de 135. 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
  • 27
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $9,944,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Benkadi Ii Group's $950 loan helped a member to pay for plowing, seeds, fertilizer, weeding and tools.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 5, 2013
Listed
Jul 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014