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Badenya Group
In this Group: Djeneba , Minata , Rokia, Mariam , Nematou
The women of the group Badenya are all married and average 41 years of age and three children living in traditional extended families in the city of Massigui, Region of Koulikoro (2nd administrative region of the Republic of Mali). The group members know one another through ties of kinship and community, and they do commerce in clothing and in grains. The group members are on their 15th solidarity loan, which will be used to buy cloth, clothing, and grain.

Ms. ROKIA D. gets her supplies of clothing at the Massigui market. Accepting cash or credit from a customer base composed of women and men, she makes her sales locally and at surrounding fairs.

She envisions making an average monthly profit of 90,000 francs CFA that will be used to repay the loan and to cover expenses related to health care, food, and schooling. The rest will be reinvested in her business.
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Les femmes du groupe Badenya, toutes mariées, ont en moyenne 41 ans, 3 enfants et vivent toutes dans des familles traditionnelles élargies dans la ville de Massigui, Région de Koulikoro (deuxième région administrative de la république du Mali).
Elles se sont connues à travers des liens de parenté, de voisinage et font le commerce d’habillements et de céréales.
Les femmes du groupe sont à leur quinzième prêt solidaire qui sera utilisé pour acheter, des tissus, des habillements et des céréales.
ROKIA D. s’approvisionne en habillements en au marché de Massigui. Elle effectue ses ventes sur place et dans les foires environnantes, au comptant et à crédit, à une clientèle composée de femmes et d’hommes.
Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice moyen mensuel de 90 000F CFA qui sera utilisé pour payer le prêt, prendre en charge les dépenses relatives à la santé, à la nourriture, aux frais scolaires et le reste sera réinvesti 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
  • 52
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 508.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD