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Jiguisseme Group
In this Group: Kadia , Fanta , Aichata , Mariam , Salimata , Mariam
The six women of the JIGUISSEME group are married and are, on average, 33 years old with 3 children. Most of them live in polygamous families in HAMDALLAYE, one of the districts of the city of Sikasso (3rd administrative region of Mali). They have had eight loans with the Soro Yiriwaso microfinance institution and all preceding loans have been repaid. This group of women is active in the retail commerce of various items, such as the vegetables sold by MARIAM S., pagnes (a colorful West African cloth), smoked fish etc. MARIAM S. plans to buy a considerable quantity of different types of vegetables with her loan. She gets her stock primarily from producers in neighboring villages and sells them for retail prices, on credit or in cash, to a clientele composed of women and men. She hopes to make a monthly profit of 75,000 CFA which will be used for her family's daily expenses.
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Les six femmes du groupe JIGUISSEME sont mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 33 ans et ont en moyenne 3 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans des familles polygames à HAMDALLAYE un des quartiers de la ville de Sikasso (3ème région administrative du Mali).
Elles sont à leur huitième collaboration avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso et tous les prêts précédents ont été bien remboursés.
Ce groupe de femmes fait le commerce d’articles divers en générale, tel la vente de légumes avec MARIAM S., la vente de pagnes, de poisson fumé etc.
MARIAM S. compte acheter avec son prêt une quantité importante de légumes de différentes sortes. Elle s’approvisionne essentiellement dans les villages voisins, auprès des producteurs et effectue sa vente en détail, au comptant et à crédit, à une clientèle constituée de femmes et d’hommes.
Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 75 000 FCFA qui sera utilisé dans les dépenses quotidienne de la famille.

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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
  • 29
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,508,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 483.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD