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Total loan: $2,150

Benkan Group

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DIDIENI, Koulikoro Region, Mali / Food

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A loan helped to buy rice and condiments for her restaurant in order to ensure nutritional self-sufficiency for her children.

Benkan Group's story

Mariétou is the woman standing on the left in the picture, holding the ladle with her left hand on the pot. Mariétou is a widowed Malian woman. She lives in a rural location in Mali with her family. She is 48 years old and mother to 5 children, two of whom are in school. Her children are between the ages of 12 and 25 years.

Mariétou is turning to a micro-finance institution in order to have more funds to increase the size of her business. She works in the restaurant industry. Her major concern is to ensure nutritional self-sufficiency, as well as financial autonomy, for her family. She hopes that the support from the institution will allow her to fulfill this dream.

With the loan from RMCR, Mariétou will buy more rice, condiments, and cans of oil for her restaurant. Her estimated profit margin is 180,000 FCFA per month.