A loan of $1,500 helped a member to purchase condiments to resell.

Danaya Group's story

The group Danaya is composed of married women who average 46 years of age and four children each, all living in traditional extended families in the village of Sirifila, in Commune de Massigui, Prefecture de Dioîla, in Région de Koulikoro (2nd administrative region of the Republic of Mali). The women know one another through ties of kinship, community, and friendship. They do commerce in condiments, clothing, and grains. The women of the group Danaya are on their 20th loan.

This client, TENIN, who is the first person seated from the left in the photo, intends to purchase 2 sacks of onions, 5 cans of tomato paste, 2 bags of salt, 5 kg of okra, and some packets of spices from Massigui retailers. She will resell the goods locally in the village to a customer base composed of men and women.

She envisions making an average monthly profit of 34,000 francs CFA that will be used to meet family needs. Part of the profits is reinvested in the commerce of condiments.

In this group: Tenin, Korotoumou, Nene, Mafanta, Sali

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Daniel Kuey

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