A loan of $1,500 helped a member purchasing food condiments.

Djiguisseme Group's story

The members of the Djiguisseme group are all married women, averaging 38 years of age, with five children. They live in traditional extended families in the village of Massigui, Dioila Prefecture, Koulikoro Region (the 2nd administrative region of Mali). They know each other as relatives and neighbors. They sell clothing, cereals and food condiments.

The members of the Danaya group are on their 11th solidarity loan with Soro Yiriwaso.

Batoma Haidara stocks up on condiments at the weekly Massigui market. She sells out of her home and at the Massigui market, for cash and on credit, to a customer base composed of women and men. She plans to achieve an average monthly income of 50,000 West African Francs, which will be used to repay the loan, cover expenses related to healthcare, food, and school fees, with the rest reinvested in her business.

In this group: Makaria, Rokia, Djeneba, Fatoumata, Batoma

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katharina S

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