A loan of $1,200 helped a member to buy ingredients for the preparation of juice.

Djekafo Group's story

The group Djekafo, consists exclusively of married women who are on average 40 years old, have 4 children and all live in traditional extended families in the town of Fana, Guegneka commune, Dioïla prefecture, region of Koulikoro (second administrative region of the republic of Mali).

They met through family, neighborhood and friendship ties. They sell juice, groundnuts, and a variety of shop items.

The women of the group Djekafo are on their 11th loan in solidarity with Soro Yiriwaso.

The client Mamou, the first person from the left in the row of people sitting, plans to buy ingredients to make juice including a bag of sugar from the resellers at the market in Fana. She will then resell after preparing juice to her customers in town.

She envisions making an average monthly profit of 75,000 FCFA which will be used for the needs of her family and partly reinvested in her business selling juice.

In this group: Mariam , Fatoumata , Korotoumou, Mamou , Sira , Ami
*not pictured

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer S Mason

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