A loan of $700 helped a member to buy fruits, vegetables and other products.

Djiguisseme Group's story

The members of the Djiguissèmè Group are married women, with an average age of 37 and 4 children. They live together with their husbands and their children in large traditional families in the city of Dioïla, District of Dioïla, in the region of Koulikoro, Republic of Mali.
They met each other through family and neighborhood connections. To help their husbands, they have a retail business and sell various products. These women have joined the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso, hoping to improve their business.
With this first loan, they intend to buy a considerable amount of fruits and vegetables, as well as several other products. They buy all these different items in Bamako, while fruits and vegetables come from their own neighborhood. Their customers are men and women of their hometown, Dioïla.

They aim to achieve an individual monthly profit of 49 900FCFA. Part of this profit will be invested in their business, the rest will be used to provide for the daily expenses of their families.

In this group: Kadiatou, Djilika, Ami, Adja

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer MONICA URBAN

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