A loan of $1,150 helped a member purchase of food ingredients and some milk.

Djekafo Group's story

Members of Djekafo group of Yenkadi association are married women, having an average age of 42 years and 4 children. They live in big traditional families with their husbands and children and reside in MARKA COUNKO village within the FANA prefecture of KOULIKORO region of the Republic of Mali. They know each other through their family relations and neighborhood ties and they trade in foodstuffs. These women are working with the Soro Yiriwaso microfinance institution with the aim of making durable their lucrative business activities. They are on their third group loan and all preceding loans have been repaid correctly. With this loan, they hope to buy much food ingredients in bulk and some milk. The ingredients are bought in Bamako, the milk from Fulanis of the village and all products are retailed right in the MARKA COUNKO market to a clientele made up of male and female. They expect to make an average monthly profit of 15 000 FCFA each. On one hand, the profits are reinvested in the business and in the daily family expenses, on the other hand.

In this group: Korotoumou , Aminata , Tenin , Kamissa , Naba

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Cletus Kuunifaa

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