A loan of $1,025 helped a member to buy ingredients for catering.

Soro Yiriwa Group's story

The group Soro Yiriwa consists of married women who are on average 38 years old, have 4 children and all live in extended traditional families in the town of Wakoro, region of Koulikoro.

They met through family, neighborhood and friendship ties. They sell groundnut paste, fruit and vegetables and do catering.

The women of the Soro Yiriwa group are on their fourth loan in solidarity.

The client Dadji, the person in the middle of the row of people standing, plans to buy 1 bag of 50kg of rice and condiments for catering for the clients of the town and especially during the days of the fair.

She envisions making an average monthly profit of 20,000 FCFA which will be used for the needs of her family and partly reinvested in her catering business.

In this group: Fanta , Moussokoro , Mariam , Wassa , Karia , Seba , Madje, Dadji , Kiatou , Djeneba

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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