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Sabali Group
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The six women of the Sabali group (four are married and two are widows) are on average 40 years old with four children. Most live in polygamous families in OUAYERMA I, one of the boroughs of Sikasso (3rd administrative region of Mali). This is their 7th collaboration with the Soro Yiriwaso MFI to satisfy their customers’ needs. All past loans have been repaid in full.

This group of women excels in domains related to food such as the trading of yams, of firewood, or like Maïmouna S. in the restaurant business. Maïmouna S. wants to use her loan to buy 200 kilos of rice, five packages of food condiments, two small ruminants, and one cartload of firewood, to prepare meals.

She gets her supplies from the main market and villages in the vicinity. The meals are sold by family members in Sikasso’s main market, for cash to both men and women customers.

She is hoping to attain an average monthly income of 27,000 FCFA of which part will be used to assist her husband with daily expenditures and the remainder reinvested in the commercial activities.
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Les six femmes du groupe Sabali (4 mariées et 2 veuves) ont une moyenne d’âge de 40 ans, 4 enfants et vivent la plupart dans des familles polygames à OUAYERMA I un des quartiers de la ville de Sikasso (3ème région administrative du Mali).
Elles sont à leur septième collaboration avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso afin de satisfaire le besoin de leur clientèle. Les prêts passés ont été bien remboursés.
Ce groupe de femmes excellent dans le domaine de l’alimentaire tels la restauration avec Maïmouna S., de l’achat vente des ignames, du bois de chauffe etc.
Maïmouna S. compte acheter avec son prêt, 200kg de riz + 5paquets de condiments + 2 petits ruminants + 1 chargement de charrette en bois de chauffe pour faire la restauration.
Elle s’approvisionne au grand marché et dans les villages voisins .
Les plats sont vendus au grand marché de Sikasso et en famille à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes au comptant.
Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 27.000 FCFA dont une partie sera utilisée pour l’appui de son mari dans les dépenses quotidiennes et l’autre partie sera investie dans les activités

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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
  • 53
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 495.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD