A loan of $800 helped a member to buy food for her restaurant business.


Jolie Group's story

The members of the Jolie group are married woman with an average age of 39 years and, on average, 5 children. They live in monogamous families in Sanoubougou II, one of the popular districts of Sikasso town, in the 3rd administrative region of Mali. This is their 6th loan from the Soro Yiriwaso microfinance institution, requested in order to satisfy their customers' needs.

Adam is the group member who runs a restaurant. She is standing 2nd from the left in the picture. She plans to use her loan to buy 15 chickens and a box of fresh fish, which she sells in meals locally and at the Sanoubougou II market to retail customers. She expects to make an average monthly profit of 22 000 francs, part of which will be used to repay the loan and its interest, and part of which will be saved.

In this group: Maminata , Adam, Korotoumou , Fati

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer



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