Total loan: $3,425

Benkadi Group

CIWARA, NY, Mali / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy animals for resale so he can support his family.

Benkadi Group's story

Tièkolo is a herder from Mali. He is 40 years old, medium height with a dark skin, and according to the group members, very kind with children. He is the one holding the sheep on the photo. He is married and the father of 7 children aged 3 to 18 years old. Three of them go to school.

He fights very hard to grow his business. Tièkilo has worked with RMCR to buy sheep and goats to raise. He buys and sells at local fairs in the area and uses cash. He projects profits of 90 000F per quarter. He borrowed 250 000F to buy more rams that he will breed. The loan will help him pay for school, healthcare, clothes for his children. He has been raising animals for 5 years and is proud to make a living with his activity. He dreams of being financially independent.