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Badegna Group
In this Group: Korotoumou , Bintou, Setou , Mariam
The group BADEGNA is composed of married women, who average 44 years of age and five children each. They all live in traditional families in the village of TINGOLE, in Commune de TINGOLE, Préfecture de Dioïla, Région de Koulikoro (2nd administrative region of the Republic of Mali). They know one another through ties of kinship, community, and friendship. They work in food service and do commerce in condiments and charcoal.

The women of the group BADEGNA are on their fifth solidarity loan. With the goal of satisfying the enormous demand from their customers, they turned to the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso.

This client, MARIAM, who is the first person at the left in the photo, is uneducated. She is currently a vendor of condiments. She intends to purchase 25 kg of salt, 20 kg of néré nuts, 10 kg of dah nuts, 10 packets of Maggi cubes, 15 kg of onions, and 10 kg of dried okra from wholesalers at the Fana weekly market. Sales are made retail to a mixed customer base paying cash at her home and at the village market. She plans on making a profit of 33,000 francs CFA per month that will be invested in raising small ruminants.
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Le groupe BADEGNA est composé de femmes mariées elles ont en moyenne 44 ans et 5 enfants. Elles vivent toutes dans des familles traditionnelles dans le village de TINGOLE, commune de TINGOLE préfecture de Dioïla, Région de Koulikoro (deuxième région administrative de la République du Mali).
Elles se sont connues à travers des liens de parenté, de voisinage et d’amitié. Elles font la restauration, le commerce de condiment, et de charbon de bois. Les femmes du groupe BADEGNA sont à leurs cinquièmes prêts solidaires. Dans le but de satisfaire la demande énorme de leurs clientèles, elles font recourt à SORO YIRIWASO.
La cliente MARIAM la première personne à partir de la gauche n’est pas instruite, elle est actuellement vendeuse de condiments. Elle compte acheter 25 kg de sel, 20 kg de noix de néré, 10 kg de noix de dah, 10 paquets de cube Maggi, 15 kg d’oignon, 10 kg de gombo séché chez les grossistes au marché hebdomadaire de Fana. La vente se fait à en détaille et en espèce a une clientèle mixte chez elle et au marché du village. Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice de 33 000Fcfa par mois, qui sera injectés dans l’élevage de petit ruminant.

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

  • $1,100
    Average annual income
  • 8
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,612,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 477.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Badegna Group's $425 loan helped a member to purchase condiments, such as salt, nuts, onions, and okra.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2014
Feb 25, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014