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Dembagnouma Group
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The members of Dembagnouma Group are married women who, on average, are 41 years old and have four children. They live with their husbands and children in traditional families in the neighborhood of Banankabougou in the city of Fana, region of Koulikoro in the Republic of Mali. These women are united by their socioprofessional relationship and their bonds of friendship let them know the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso. This is their fifth group loan with our institution and they have repaid their previous loans on schedule.

They will use their loan to buy charcoal, firewood and milk from farmers in the villages near Fana. They sell their merchandise mostly cash and wholesale in Bamako, the capital city of Mali, to their clients who are usually retailers.

They expect to make an average profit of 20,000 CFA francs (US$44) each per month. They will not only reinvest their profit in their businesses, but also use it to pay for their children's school fees.
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Les membres du groupe Dembagnouma sont des femmes mariées ayant une moyenne d’âge de 41 ans et 4 enfants. Avec leur mari et enfants elles vivent dans des familles traditionnelles et résident dans la ville de Fana, quartier Banankabougou Région de Koulikoro République du Mali. Ces femmes sont unies par ses relations socio-professionnelles et ont fait la connaissance de l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso à travers des liens d’amitiés. Elles sont à leur cinquième prêt de groupe avec l’institution et tous les prêts précédents ont été correctement remboursés.
Elles comptent acheter avec ce prêt, du charbon de bois, du bois de chauffe et du lait auprès des paysans des villages environnants de Fana. Elles effectuent leurs ventes essentiellement au comptant et en gros à Bamako (capitale du Mali) à une clientèle constituée généralement de revendeurs.
Elles comptent obtenir 20.000 FCFA de bénéfice chacune par mois.
Les bénéfices seront non seulement réutilisé dans l’activité mais aussi serviront à payer les frais scolaires des enfants.

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.

About Mali

  • $1,100
    Average annual income
  • 58
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 452.6
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD