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Fassokounawolo Ii Group
In this Group: Kadi , Kadiatou , Bintou , Chata , Diatou , Alimata , Awa , Mamou Chaka , Fatoumata Adama , Djeneba
The ten members of the FASSOKOUNAWOLO II group are married women who on average are 35 years of age with three children. Most of them live in polygamous families in Koba, a village in the municipality of Massigui, part of the Dioïla prefecture belonging to Koulikoro, which is the second administrative region of Mali.

They work with the Soro Yiriwaso microfinance institution in order to better organize their early winter activities. The crops cultivated include groundnuts, rice and a little mil. They are entering their seventh collaboration with the institution.

With this loan Mamou Chaka, the first person kneeling on the left, plans to buy inputs, small equipment, and pay for labor to maintain around two hectares (about 5 acres) of rice and groundnuts.

After harvesting, the crops are sold in the town of Massigui, to a clientele composed of men and women. She expects profits of around 100,000 FCFA per growing season.
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Les dix membres du groupe FASSOKOUNAWOLO II sont des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 35 ans et ont en moyenne 3 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans des familles polygames à Koba un des villages de la commune de Massigui, préfecture de Dioïla, région de Koulikoro, 2ème région administrative du mali.
Elles collaborent avec l’institution de micro finance Soro yiriwaso dans le but de pouvoir mieux organiser leurs activités en début d’hivernage. Les spéculations cultivées sont entre autres l’arachide, du riz et un peu de mil. Elles sont à leur septième collaboration avec l’institution.
Avec ce prêt, Mamou Chaka la première personne à gauche dans le rang des assises, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour pour entretenir environs 2 ha de riz et d’arachide
Les productions sont vendues au niveau de la ville de Massigui, après les récoltes à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes. Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice de 100 000F CFA environs par campagne.

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
  • 27
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,494,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 499.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Fassokounawolo Ii Group's $1,375 loan helped a member pay for tillage, seed, fertilizer, herbicide, weeding and small equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014