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Djiguisseme Group
In this Group: Mamou, Sitan Yoro , N’Dja, Sitan Adama , Awa , Sali , Fanta , Awa , Ami
The Djiguisseme group is entirely made up of married women who have an average age of 34 and, on average, 4 children, and who all live in traditional, extended families in the village of Chakabougou, Koulikoro region (second administrative region of the Republic of Mali). They got to know each other through family and neighbourly relationships, and friendships. They sell shoes, condiments, groundnuts and various other shop items. The women of the Djiguisseme group are on their second group loan, having properly repaid the previous one.

N'Dja, the woman standing in the middle of the back row, plans to buy a dozen pairs of plastic shoes from the wholesalers of Dioïla and Fana, so that she can resell them locally in her village. She expects to make an average monthly profit of 5 000 francs, part of which will be used to meet her family's needs and part of which will be reinvested in her plastic shoe-selling business.
Le groupe Djiguisseme est composé exclusivement de femmes mariées, qui ont en moyenne 34 ans, 4 enfants et qui vivent toutes dans des familles traditionnelles élargies dans le village de Chakabougou, Région de Koulikoro (deuxième région administrative de la république du Mali).
Elles se sont connues à travers des liens de parenté, de voisinage et d’amitié. Elles font le commerce de chaussures, de condiments, d’arachide et d’articles divers de boutique.
Les femmes du groupe Djiguisseme sont à leur deuxième prêt solidaire, après avoir correctement remboursé le précédent.
La cliente N’DJA, personne au milieu dans le rang des debout, compte acheter une dizaine de paire de chaussures en plastique avec les grossistes de Dioïla et de Fana pour ensuite revendre sur place dans le village.
Elle envisage réaliser un bénéfice moyen mensuel de 5 000FCFA qui sera utilisé pour ses besoins de la famille et une partie est réinvestie dans l’activité de commerce de chaussures en plastique.

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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
  • 54
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 510.3
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD