Total loan: $3,200

Ci1Prt201900314 Benkadi Group

CIWARA, NY, Mali / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy livestock for resale in order to be able to support his family.

Ci1Prt201900314 Benkadi Group's story

Issa is the man with the raised hand in the picture. He is a client of the RMCR at the CCR of Moribila. He is a 56 year old Malian, married to two women and the father of 10 children, 4 of whom are in school. His wives are housewives. He raises and sells livestock. He buys and sells his livestock at weekly fairs in his area. This commercial farming business is profitable for him. It enables him to cover the health and school fees of his children. Issa's after sale margin can go from 20 000 to 50 000 francs CFA over a few months. He is often facing issues of illness and death of the livestock despite veterinary care.