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Benkadi 2 Group
In this Group: Kary Yacouba , Alama Ouassa , Nasseta Kalifa , Afou Kleno , Djenebou Fousseini , Diata Sinaly , Sitan Sinaly , Alimata Seydou , Diaratou Yacouba , Rokia Kalifa
The members of the Benkadi 2 group are married women with an average age of 40, an average of 3 children and who all live in polygamous families in Zerlaba, a village in the Sikasso region, the 3rd administrative region of Mali. They are working with Soro Yiriwaso in order to be able to carry out their farming activities during the rainy season. This is their 8th loan from the institution; the previous loans have all been correctly repaid.

Kary, sitting in the middle of the picture, farms groundnuts. She plans to use her loan to buy the agricultural inputs and seeds she needs to maintain her 1 hectare of farmland. She sells her harvested produce in her village and at the Sikasso market to a customer base made up of men and women. She expects to make an average profit of 150 000 francs per growth cycle. The profits will allow her to repay her loan and support her husband with the daily expenses.
Les membres du groupe BENKADI 2 sont des femmes mariées ayant une moyenne d’âge de 40 ans, 3 enfants et vivant toutes dans des familles polygames à ZERLABA, un des villages de SIKASSO, 3ème région administrative du Mali.
Elles collaborent avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso afin de mener à bien leurs activités agricoles pendant l’hivernage.
Elles sont à leur huitième prêt avec l’institution, les prêts passés ont été bien remboursés.
La spéculation cultivée est : l’arachide avec Kary assise au milieu sur la photo.
Avec son prêt, elle compte acheter des intrants et la semence pour entretenir : 1 hectare.
La production est vendue au niveau du village, au marché de SIKASSO après la récolte à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes.
Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice moyen de 150.000FCFA par campagne.
Ce bénéfice lui permettra de payer son prêt et aussi d’aider son mari dans les dépenses quotidiennes.

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
  • 31
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,927,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 512.7
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD