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Dakan Group
In this Group: Djeneba , Sitan , Hawa , Ami , Fanta, Fanta , Denisse , Ami Douba, Fatouma , Kadiatou
The women of the Dakan Group are, on average, 40 years old with 5 children. They live in traditional, extended families in Kouroubadougou, one of the villages in the San area, which is the fourth largest administrative region in the Republic of Mali. The women know one another through family ties, and work buying and selling seeds. This will be the women of the Dakan Group's first group loan after fully repaying their previous farming loans.

Djeneba is the woman standing on the far left of the picture. She intends to use this loan to buy two 100kg sacks of peanut seeds and 100kg of maize seeds. The women buy their supplies in Kouroubadougou and the surrounding villages. They sell their products in Kouroubadougou and Kimparana, on market days, to male and female customers, for cash or, often, credit. They hope to earn a monthly average of 30,000 francs CFA. Their earnings will be used to cover health, food, clothing and school expenses. Their remaining earnings will be reinvested into their businesses.
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Les femmes du groupe DAKAN ont en moyenne 40 ans, 5 enfants et vivent toutes dans des familles traditionnelles élargies à KOUROUBADOUGOU un de villages dans le cercle de SAN de la quatrième région administrative de la république du Mali.
Ces femmes se sont connues à travers des liens de parenté et font les activités d’achat et de vente graines.
Après avoir correctement remboursés les prêts précédents en prêt de campagne, les femmes du groupe DAKAN sont à leur 1 er prêt solidaire. DJENEBA 1ere femme debout de la gauche vers la droite compte utiliser son prêt pour acheter deux 100kg sacs des graines d’arachide et 100kgs de maïs. Elles s’approvisionnent KOUROUBADOUGOU et les villages environnants. Elles effectuent ses ventes, sur place à KOUROUBADOUGOU et KIMPARANA pendant les jours de foires, à une clientèle composée de femmes et d’hommes en espèce et souvent à crédit.
Elles envisagent réaliser un bénéfice moyen mensuel de 30 000FCFA qui sera utilisé dans les dépenses relatives à la santé, à la nourriture, et l’habillement, aux frais scolaires et le reste sera réinvesti dans les activités.

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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.

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
  • 35
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,450,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 479.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD