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Danaya. Group
In this Group: Salimata , Jamila , Dialia , Bakoro, Chata , Tenin , Awa
The seven members of the group DANAYA of the association SAMBALAGNON are all married women averaging 36 years of age and two children each. The women live for the most part in polygamous families in OUAYERMA I, a district in Sikasso City (3rd administrative region of the Republic of Mali). They are on their second loan with the micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso in order to satisfy the needs of their customers. The past loan has been repaid.

Ms. DIALIA D. does commerce in potatoes in this group of women. She intends to use her loan to buy 4½ hundred-kilo sacks potatoes. She gets her supplies at the Médine market in Sikasso City and in the villages surrounding Sikasso. She sells them at the big market of Sikasso City and at the family house. She accepts cash from a customer base composed of women and men.

She envisions making an average monthly profit of 27,500 francs CFA. Part of the profits will be used to cover the loan interest, and the other part will be put into savings.

Her ambition is to increase her turnover to further satisfy her ever-growing customer base.
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Les sept membres du groupe DANAYA de l’association SAMBALAGNON sont des femmes toutes mariées qui ont une moyenne d’âge de 36 ans, et ont en moyenne 2 enfants. Elles 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 deuxième prêt avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso afin de satisfaire le besoin de leur clientèle, le prêt passé a été bien remboursé. DIALIA D. fait le commerce de pomme de terre dans ce groupe de femmes DANAYA.
Elle compte acheter avec son prêt 4 sacs et demi de 100kg de pomme de terre. Elle s’approvisionne au marché de Médine de la ville de Sikasso et dans les villages avoisinants Sikasso.
Elle les revend au grand marché de Sikasso ville et en famille à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes, au comptant.
Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 27.500FCFA dont une partie est utilisée pour le prêt et son intérêt et l’autre pour son épargne.
Elle ambitionne d’augmenter son chiffre d’affaire pour mieux satisfaire sa clientèle qui ne cesse de croître.

Additional Information

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
  • 46
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,975,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 466.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD