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Fassokounawolo Iii Group
In this Group: Fanta , Maria Solo , Sanata Amidou , Djessira , Sira , Afou , Fatoumata , Mamou , Setou , Yama
The ten members of the FASSOKOUNAWOLO Iii group are married women who average 39 years of age and three children each. Most of them live in polygamous families in Koba, a village of the commune of Massigui, prefecture of Dioïla, in the Koulikoro region (second administrative region of Mali).

They have partnered with the Soro Yiriwaso microfinance institution to better organize their activities at the start of the rainy season. Their crops include rice and groundnuts, and some millet. This is their 7th time collaborating with the MFI.

With this loan, Setou, standing first from the right, plans to purchase inputs and small farming equipment, and to pay for the plowing of approximately 0.5 hectare of rice and groundnuts.

After the harvest, the crops are sold in Massigui to a clientele composed of both men and women. Setou expects to earn an average profit of about 150,000 FCFA per season.
Les dix membres du groupe FASSOKOUNAWOLO III sont des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 39 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 Dioîla, 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, Setou la première personne à droite dans le rang des debout, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour pour entretenir environs 05 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 150 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
  • 54
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,550
    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 Iii Group's $1,400 loan helped a member to buy inputs, pesticides, fertilizers and small farming equipment, and to pay for plowing and weeding.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014