A loan of $625 helped a member to buy farm inputs and seeds.

Fotemogoban Vi Group's story

The members of the group called FOTEMOGOBAN VI are married women with an average age of 39 and on average, three children, all living in polygamous families in Kapala, one of the villages of Sikasso, third administrative region of Mali.

They collaborate with the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso so as to succeed in their agricultural activities during the rainy season. They are on their second loan with the institution, their preceding loan having been correctly reimbursed.

Djeneba, standing in the middle, cultivates sugar peas. With her loan, she intends to buy farm inputs and seeds to maintain one hectare. Her produce is sold right in the village and at the market, after the harvest, to a clientele composed of men and women. She expects to make a profit of 70,000 F CFA each season. This profit will permit her to repay her loan and also to help her husband with the daily expenses.

In this group: Aminata Bakoroba, Aby Madoukoura, Djeneba, Kango, Aminata Bandjougou, Maimouna, Adiaratou, Barakissa, Alimata Boubakar, Barakissa

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Teresa Kramer

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