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Kotognogontala  2 Group
In this Group: Alimata Z , Ramata , Djelika , Michata, Djenebou, Djelika , Ramata , Hary, Minigna, Rokia
The members of the Kotognogontala 2 group are married women who on average are 46 years old with five children. They all live in polygamous families in Konzanso, one of the villages in the Sikasso municipality, in the third administrative region of Mali.

They have been working with the Soro Yiriwaso micro-finance institution to carry out their farming activities during the rainy season. They are on their fifth loan with the institution, and all previous loans have been repaid in full.

The selected crop is maize featuring Djelika, who is standing in the middle. She will use her loan to buy agricultural inputs and seeds to maintain one hectare (about 2.47 acres).

After harvest the crop is sold at village level and in Sikasso, to a clientele composed of men and women, for cash and on credit.

She expects to make an average profit of 105,000 CFA francs per growing season. This profit will enable her to pay off the loan, and also help her husband with daily expenses.
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Les membres du groupe KOTOGNOGONTALA 2 sont des femmes mariées ayant une moyenne d’âge de 46 ans, 5 enfants et vivant toutes dans des familles polygames à KONZANSO, un des villages de la commune urbaine de Sikasso 3ème région administrative du Mali :
Elles collaborent avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso afin de mener à bien leurs activités agricoles pendant l’hivernage.
Elles sont à leur cinquième prêt avec l’institution, les prêts passés ont été bien remboursés.
La spéculation cultivée est le maïs avec DJELIKA debout au milieu.
Avec son prêt, elle compte acheter des intrants et de semences agricoles pour entretenir 1 hectare.
La production est vendue au niveau du village et à SIKASSO après la récolte à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes.
Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice moyen de 105.000 francs CFA par campagne.
Ce bénéfice lui permettra de payer son prêt et aussi d’aider son mari dans les dépenses quotidiennes.

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.


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  • $1,100
    Average annual income
  • 13
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  • $11,524,125
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  • 482.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD