A loan of $1,625 helped a member to buy agricultural inputs and small equipment.

Benkadi 3 Group's story

The members of the Benkadi 3 group are married women, 37 years old on average with 3 children, and live mostly in polygamous households in Sekereni, one of the villages in the town of Loulouni, in the Loulouni sub-prefecture, the 3rd administrative region of Mali.
They are work with Soro Yiriwaso (one of Kiva's field partners) to manage their agricultural businesses properly during the rainy season. They are on their fourth loan with the institution, and the three previous loans were repaid properly.
Sali Bourama T., one of the group members, grows rice. With her portion of the loan, she intends to buy agricultural inputs and small equipment to manage 0.75 hectares.
The products are sold in the village after the harvest to a clientele composed of consumers.
She intends to realize an average profit of 25,500 FCFA at the end of the planting season, which will allow her to repay the loan and help her husband with the family's expenses.

In this group: Djeneba, Mariam, Ramata Issouf, Kadiatou, Chata, Sali Bourama, Dialia, Marietou, Sali, Mariam Vamara

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