A loan of $425 helped a member to buy shoes.

Danaya. Group's story

The members of the Danaya group are married women with an average age of 36 and, on average, 4 children, who all live in polygamous families in Kolondieba, the third administrative region of Mali. The are working with the Soro Yiriwaso microfinance institution in order to keep carrying out their business activities. This is their third loan from the institution and they plan on repaying it.

Rouky (the second from the right in the photo) plans to use her loan to buy shoes so that she can resell them at the market with her family. She expects to make an average monthly profit of 7 500 francs. This profit will enable her to repay her loan and to support her husband with the daily expenses.

In this group: Rokia , Rouky, Mawa, Kadia

Translated from French by Kiva volunteer

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