Funded

Total loan: $800
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Nissondia Group

Mali
Klacouma, Mali / Crafts

A loan of $800 helped a member to buy bamboo leaves to wave baskets.


Nissondia Group's story

Nissondia Group is made up of married women who average 47 years of age and five children. They all live in extended traditional families in Klakouma, a village in Koulikoro Region (second administrative region of the Republic of Mali).

They got to know each other through bonds of kinship, community, and friendship. They make and sell basketry, and are seeking their sixteenth solidarity loan (group loan) in order to buy raw materials.

Yama Yacouba (first woman on the left in the photograph) intends to buy a big length of bamboo leaves to make about one hundred baskets. She will then retail them to a clientele comprising both men and women.

She foresees turning an average monthly profit of XOF 40'000 (ca US$ 80) to be used to provide for her family and, in part, reinvested in her business.

In this group: Fatoumata Madou , Sanata , Korotoumou , Yama Yacouba
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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Patrick Stadelmann



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: June 25, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Soro Yiriwaso, a partner of Save the Children

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: June 25, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Soro Yiriwaso, a partner of Save the Children