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Djekadi Group
In this Group: Afou , Mama , Djeneba , Sanata
All married and living in traditional extended households, the women of the "Djekadi" group are on average 35 years old with six children. They all live in the town of Kimparana in the Ségou region (the fourth administrative region of Mali) and know each other through neighbourhood and family links. They run businesses buying and selling cereals and various items.
With the goal of expanding their business, the group members joined Soro Yiriwaso and are on their 11th solidarity (group) loan.
Ms. Sanata (standing first from the left and dressed in an orange damask outfit) intends to use her loan to buy four cases of calabashes (with 70 calabashes per case). She gets her supplies at the grand market fair in Bla. She makes her sales at retail in cash to a clientele composed mainly of women at the market day fair in Yangasso and at home on regular days.
With this loan, Ms. Sanata hopes to realize an average monthly profit of 43,000 FCFA, which will be used to reinvest in her business and take care of the household expenses.
Toutes mariées dans des familles traditionnelles élargies, les femmes du groupe DJEKADI ont en moyenne 35 ans et 6 enfants. Elles habitent toutes la ville de KIMPARANA dans la région de Ségou (4ème région administrative du Mali) et se sont connues à travers des liens de voisinage et de parenté. Elles font l’achat et la vente de céréales et de diverses marchandises.
Dans le but d’augmenter leurs fonds de commerce, les membres du groupe ont intégré Soro Yiriwaso et sont à leur 11eme prêt solidaire.
Madame, SANATA (1ere femme debout de la gauche vers la droite en complet bazin orange sur la photo) compte utiliser son prêt pour acheter, 4 colis de calebasses (en raison de 70 calebasses par colis). Elle s’approvisionne à la grande foire de Bla. Elle effectue ses ventes au comptant, en détail à une clientèle composée essentiellement de femmes à la foire de YANGASSO et les jours ordinaires à domicile.
Avec ce prêt, Madame SANATA espère réaliser un bénéfice mensuel moyen de 43000 FCFA qui sera utilisé pour être réinvesti dans l’activité et prendre en charge des besoins du foyer.

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
  • 55
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 482.0
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD