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Born in 1966, married and the father of 5 children, Lassina is a pharmacist who lives in the city of Koutiala. In order to meet his growing customers' needs, he decided to partner with the microfinance organization Soro Yiriwaso, with whom he is on his third loan. He will use this loan to purchase pharmaceutical products from laboratories for distribution in Bamako. He makes his sales at retail for cash, to a customer base of both men and women. Lassina hopes to earn an average monthly profit of 100,000 francs CFA which he will use to repay the loan, take care of his family's expenses, and invest the rest in his business.
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Né vers 1966, marié et père de 5 enfants, Lassina est un Pharmacien qui vit dans la ville de Koutiala.
Dans le souci de satisfaire les besoins de ses clients de plus en plus nombreux, il décide de faire recours à l’institution de micro finance Soro Yiriwaso, avec qui, il est à son 3ème prêt, qui sera utilisé pour l’achat des produits pharmaceutiques auprès des laboratoires de distribution de produits pharmaceutiques de Bamako. Il effectue sa vente en détail au comptant, à une clientèle mixte.
LASSINA envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel de 100.000 FCFA qui sera utilisé pour rembourser le prêt, subvenir aux dépenses de sa famille et investir le reste dans son activité.

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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
  • 15
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $10,188,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 480.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Lassina to purchase pharmaceutical items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2013
Oct 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014