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Dembagnouma  Ii Group
In this Group: Gnago , Fatoumata Bah , Mariam , Hawa , Mamou , Fanta , Fati, Sadio, Mariam Z , Sira
The ten members of "DEMBAGNOUMA II" are married women, who average 29 years of age and three children each. The women live for the most part in polygamous families in Solomanibougou, a village in Dioïla, Région de Koulikoro (2nd administrative region of the Republic of Mali). They are collaborating with the microfinance institution Soro Yiriwaso with the goal of better organizing their work at the start of the rainy season. The crops grown are peanuts and millet. They are on their fourth loan with the institution.

With this loan, Fatoumata, who is the second person sitting from the right in the photo, intends to purchase farm inputs and sundry equipment and to pay for plowing to maintain about 1.5 hectares of millet and peanuts. After the harvest, the produce will be sold to men and women customers in Marka Coungo City. She earns about 145,000 francs CFA in profit per planting.
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Les dix membres du groupe DEMBAGNOUMA II sont des femmes mariées avec une moyenne d’âge de 29 ans et ont en moyenne 3 enfants. Elles vivent la plupart dans des familles polygames à Solomanibougou un des villages de Dioila, 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 l’arachide, du mil. Elles sont à leur quatrième collaboration avec l’institution.
Avec ce prêt Fatoumata la deuxième personne à droite dans le rang des assises, compte acheter les intrants, les petits équipements et payer les frais de labour pour entretenir environs 1.5 ha de mil et d’arachide
Les productions sont vendues au niveau de la ville de Marka Coungo après les récoltes à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes. Elle réalise un bénéfice de 145 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
  • 60
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 496.8
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dembagnouma Ii Group's $1,050 loan helped a member to pay for plowing, seeds, fertilizer, herbicide, weeding, and sundry equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 5, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014