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Sabougnouma Group
In this Group: Aoua , Aoua , Bebe , Marietou
The four members of the group SABOUGNOUMA are married women averaging 33 years of age and three children each. The women live for the most part in monogamous families in HAMDALLAYE, a working-class district in Sikasso City. They are on their 9th loan with the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso for meeting the needs of their customers.

AOUA does commerce in shoes in this group of women. She is the one standing second from the left in the photo. She intends to use her loan to purchase about 100 pairs of plastic footwear, which she sells retail for cash locally and at the Hamdallaye market.

She envisions making an average monthly profit of 22,000 francs CFA. Part of the profits will be used to repay the loan and cover the interest, and the other part will go toward her savings.
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Les quatre membres du groupe SABOUGNOUMA sont des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 33 ans, en moyenne 3 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans des familles monogames à HAMDALLAYE un des quartiers populaires de la ville de Sikasso.
Elles sont à leur 9ème prêt avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso dans le souci de satisfaire le besoin de leur clientèle.
AOUA fait le commerce de chaussures dans ce groupe de femmes. Elle se tient en deuxième position de la gauche vers la droite.
Elle compte acheter avec son prêt environ 100 paires de chaussures en plastique qu’elle revend en détail sur place et au marché de Hamdallaye.
Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 22 000 FCFA dont une partie est utilisée pour payer le prêt et son intérêt et l’autre pour son épargne .

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
  • 52
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 497.5
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD