A loan of $1,400 helped a member to pay for plowing, seed, fertilizer and weedkiller.

Tiessiri I Group's story

The ten members of the Tièssiri I group are married women with an average age of 39, and an average of 3 children each. Most of them live in polygamous families in Baba, one of the villages in the commune of Massigi, Dioïla prefecture, Koulikoro prefecture, 2nd administrative district of Mali. They are working with micro-finance institution Soro Yiriwaso in order to better organize their activities at the beginning of the rainy season. They grown rice, groundnuts, and other crops.

This is their 5th loan with Soro Yiriwaso. With the new loan, Bagnessira, 1st person standing on the right, plans to buy farm inputs and pay for plowing costs for 0.5 hectares of rice and groundnuts. The crops are sold in Massigui after the harvest, to customers who are both men and women. Bagnessira expects to make an average profit of around 20,000 CFA francs at the end of the season.

In this group: Souma , Djeneba , Bene , Fatou , Bagnessira , Awaw , Sokoura , Sorofe , Chitan , Sali

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Sarah Puchner

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