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Benkadi Ii Group
In this Group: Kadiatou , Siguitio , Safoura, Afou , Minata, Mariam , Dialia , Matio, Korotoumou , Gnire
The ten members of the Benkadi II group are married women with an average age of 40 years and four children, all living in traditional families in Missanso, one of the villages in Sikasso, the 3rd administrative region of Mali. They work with Kiva field partner Soro Yiriwaso to carry out their agricultural activities during the rainy season. This is the group's sixth agricultural loan with this institution, and all past loans have been repaid. The group uses the funds to grow peanuts, corn and peppers.

Ms. Gnire is standing up on the far right of the photo. With this ​​loan, she intends to buy fertilizer to maintain one hectare of farmland. After the harvest, her crops will be sold in the village and at the market to male and female customers. Gnire expects to make a profit of 85,000 FCFA per season, which will allow her to repay her loan and help her husband with their daily expenses.
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Les dix membres du groupe BENKADI II sont des femmes mariées ayant une moyenne d’âge de 40 ans, 4 enfants et vivant toutes dans des familles traditionnelle à MISSANSO, l’un des villages de la 3ème région administrative du Mali (Sikasso).
Elles collaborent avec l’institution de microfinance Soro Yiriwaso afin de mener à bien leurs activités agricoles pendant l’hivernage.
Elles sont à leur sixième prêt de campagne agricole avec l’institution et tous les prêts passés ont été bien remboursés.
Les spéculations cultivées sont entre autre l’arachide, le mais et le piment.
Avec GNIRE 1ère personne à droite de la photo position débout. Avec son prêt, elle compte acheter des engrais pour entretenir 1 hectare.
La production est vendue au niveau du village et au marché après la récolte à une clientèle composée d’hommes et de femmes.
Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice de 85.000 FCFA par campagne.
Ce bénéfice lui permettra de payer son prêt et aussi d’aider son mari dans les dépenses quotidiennes.

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
  • 28
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $11,918,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 489.9
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD