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Mrs. Aminata was born in Sikasso in 1971. She's divorced and the mother of two children. She lives in Attbougou, a social housing in Sikasso, third administrative region of the republic of Mali.

She's been buying and selling "wax pagnes" (colorful African cloth) and shoes for five years.

In order to satisfy the needs of an ever-increasing clientele, she's seeking a fourth loan from Kiva's partner, the MFI Soro Yiriwaso.

She gets her supplies in Bamako and in Bobo. This loan will enable her to buy 30 lengths of "wax pagnes" and twenty pairs of women's shoes.

She sells for cash and on credit to a clientele comprising both men and women. She works as a traveling saleswoman.

She foresees turning an average monthly credit of XOF 40'000 (ca US$ 80), which will enable her to repay the loan and interests. The remainder will be put away.
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Madame AMINATA née en 1971 à Sikasso, divorcée et mère de 2 enfants, elle réside chez elle-même aux logements sociaux ATTBOUGOU à SIKASSO 3ième région administrative de la république du MALI.
Madame AMINATA mène des activités d’achat et de vente des pagnes wax et des chaussures il ya cinq ans, elle mène cette activivé de façon ambulante.
A fin de satisfaire le besoin de sa clientèle de plus en plus croissante, elle sollicite auprès de l’Institution de Micro Finance Soro Yiriwaso un quatrième prêt. Elle s’approvisionne à Bamako et à Bobo. Ce prêt lui permettra de faire l’achat de 30 pièces de pagnes wax et 20 paires de chaussures pour les femmes.
Sa vente se fait en ambulant à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes au comptant et à crédit .
EIle envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 40.000 francs CFA par mois. Ce bénéfice lui permettra de payer le prêt et son intérêt et l’autre pour son épargne.

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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

  • $1,100
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,524,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 478.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD