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Wassa 2 Group
In this Group: Npere, Alimata , Aby Kalifa, Dantio , Assanatou, Tountara, Tintio , Mariam, Sanata , Gnine
The ten members of the Wassa 2 group are married women, who average 37 years of age and have an average of two children each; the majority of them live in traditional families in Sanzana, a village in the Lobougoula commune in the Sikasso circle (Mali's third administrative region).

They collaborate with the microfinance institution, Soro Yiriwaso, in order to be able to carry out their farming activities successfully during the winter season, and they are on their fifth seasonal loan with the institution; the previous loans have all been repaid in full.

Assanatou, who is standing on the far right of the photo of the Wassa 2 group of women, grows groundnut. With her loan she is planning to buy two 50 kilo sacks of fertilizer, a container of weed killer, and also pay for labor to maintain 0,5 hectares of land.

Once harvested, the produce is sold in the village in Sikasso to a customer base made up of men and women, for cash and on credit.

Assanatou expects to make an average profit of 73,000FCFA per season. This will enable her to repay her loan and the interest on it, and also to help her husband with the daily expenses.
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Les 10 membres du groupe WASSA 2 sont des femmes mariées ayant une moyenne d’âge de 37 ans, ont en moyenne 2 enfants et vivant la plupart dans des familles traditionnelles à SANZANA un village dans la commune de LOBOUGOULA dans le cercle 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 de campagne avec l’institution de microfinance soro yiriwaso, les prêts antérieurs ont été bien remboursés.
La spéculation cultivée est l’arachide avec madame ASSANATOU débout à la première position de la droite vers la gauche sur la photo dans ce groupe de femme WASSA 2.
Avec son prêt, elle compte acheter 2 sacs de 50 kg d’engrais, 1 bidon d’herbicide, payer les frais de labour pour entretenir 0, 5 hectare.
Après la récolte la production est vendue au niveau du village, à SIKASSO à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes au comptant et à crédit.
Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice moyen de 73 000 francs CFA par campagne.
Ce bénéfice lui permettra de payer son prêt et son intérêt, 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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About Mali

  • $1,100
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,450,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 480.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A portion of Wassa 2 Group's $750 loan helped a member to buy fertilizers and weed killers and to pay for labor.
85% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 19, 2014
Listed
Jul 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2015