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Deme Group
In this Group: Sadio , Sitan , Oumou , Fatoumata, Souraka
The Deme group is made up of married women with an average age of 39 and, on average, 3 children. They all live in traditional families in the village of Madoudiarrabougou, Kerela commune, Dioïla prefecture, Koulikoro region (second administrative district of the republic of Mali). They got to know each other via family and neighbourly relationships and friendships. They sell condiments, cereal, clothing and soap. The women of the Deme group are on their 3rd group loan. They are turning to Soro Yiriwaso in order to be able to satisfy their enormous customer demand.

Sadio, the woman sitting second from the right, did not get an education. She has been selling clothing and second-hand clothing for 5 years. She plans to buy a bale of second-hand clothing from the wholesalers in Bamako. She makes her sales to a varied retail clientèle at her home, and occasionally on the streets. She expects to make a monthly profit of 21 000 francs, part of which she will reinvest in her business.
Le groupe DEME est composé de femmes mariées elles ont en moyenne 39 ans et 3 enfants. Elles vivent toutes dans des familles traditionnelles dans le village de MADOUDIARRABOUGOU, commune de, KERELA préfecture de Dioïla, Région de Koulikoro (deuxième région administrative de la République du Mali).
Elles se sont connues à travers des liens de parenté, de voisinage et d’amitié. Elles font le commerce de condiment, de céréale, de l’habillement, et du savon. Les femmes du groupe DEME sont à leurs troisièmes prêts solidaires. Dans le but de satisfaire la demande énorme de leurs clientèles, elles font recours à SORO YIRIWASO.
La cliente SADIO la deuxième personne à partir de la droite n’est pas instruite. Elle est actuellement vendeuse d’habits en friperie depuis 5 ans. Elle compte acheter une balle de friperie chez les grossistes à Bamako. La vente se fait en détail à une clientèle mixte chez elle et parfois ambulante. Elle compte réaliser un bénéfice de 21 000Fcfa par mois, qui sera en partie injectés dans l’activité.

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
  • 58
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    Mali Loans Fundraising
  • $12,694,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 478.4
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD